Empowering People Over Special Interests
At Least 70% Voter Participation And Fair Legislative Districts
Encourage Young People to Become Lifelong Voters with Pre-Registration
Voter turnout among 18 to 29-year-olds is consistently lower than that of any other age group. Allowing young people to pre-register to vote starting at 16, with their registration becoming effective once they turn 18, is an effective way for states to increase civic engagement among younger citizens. The Voter Pre-Registration Act engages young people in the democratic process, encouraging them to form voting habits that will positively impact their life-long voter participation.
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