Western Nevada County, California September 25, 2016 – The League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County today announced they would be participating in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), a nationwide, nonpartisan effort to register thousands of voters this fall on Tuesday, September 27th. The League will be out in force at the locations listed below, and available to assist voters who want to register or update their registration if they have moved. October 24th is the deadline to register or update your registration in California.

“This election is important, and every eligible American deserves the chance to weigh in,” said Gail Smith, LWVWNC Voter Services Chairwoman. “Voter registration is the key to helping shape the future of our country. We want to make sure everybody who wants the opportunity to vote on Election Day has their registration up to date by October 24th.”

League volunteers will be available at the following locations from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to help register voters and answer questions:

SPD Market, 735 Zion Street, Nevada City

Natural Selection Food and Wine, 589 East Main Street, Grass Valley

Sierra Community College, Grass Valley Campus, 250 Sierra College Drive

Now in its fifth year, National Voter Registration Day has been a game-changing annual nonpartisan campaign to register hundreds of thousands of voters in communities and online. Embraced by a host of celebrities, bipartisan elected officials and organizations, NVRD leverages the collective impact of thousands of community partners, including hundreds of League of Women Voters groups, nationwide, every year.

“The League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County empowers thousands of voters through education, registration and get-out-the-vote activities in every election,” said Gail Smith. “We host candidate and issue forums and registration drives while also providing trusted and timely elections information on VOTE411.org. We believe our democracy is strongest when every voice is heard.”