Are YOU registered to vote? Do you need to update your registration or not sure how to register? The deadline to register for the upcoming March 3 election is February 18.
Visit https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/ to register. Voting is a privilege and it is our duty and responsibility as citizens to take the opportunity to have our voices heard. By registering to vote, and then going to vote at the polls, you are engaging in our country’s political process while standing up for what matters most to you, your family, and your community. Each of us deserves the chance to stand up for what matters most to us, and to have our voices heard. The best way to do that? Register to vote and then..go vote.
Did you know that 16- and 17-year-olds can pre-register to vote now for the first election after they reach 18? Did you know that in the 1970’s students worked to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 so that they could have a voice in matters affecting them directly?
National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) is a national holiday celebrating our democracy, and was first observed in 2012 on the fourth Tuesday of September. In 2020 NVRD falls on Tuesday, September 22nd. Volunteers and organizations from all over the country will coordinate efforts to create awareness of the many voter registration opportunities.