100 % Registration Project Supporters
The following organizations and individuals support the goal of registering all students to voter before they leave high school and introducing them to the mechanics of voting in their community. They join FairVote in urging local and state officials to make high school voter registration policies a reality.

Organizations:

  • NAACP
  • The Center for a New American Dream
  • Arab American Institute
  • Democracy Matters
  • Close Up Foundation/First Vote
  • Montgomery County League of Women Voters

Individuals (Organizational affiliations for identification purposes only):
  • Douglas Kellner (Commissioner, New York City Board of Elections)
  • Les Ihara, Jr. (Hawaii State Senator)
  • Inez Tenenbaum (State Superintendent of Education, South Carolina)
  • Alan Griffin (Utah State Office of Education)
  • Isiah "Ike" Leggett (former Montgomery County Council President)
  • Ruth Messinger (American Jewish World Service)
  • Michael Shudson (UC-San Diego)
  • Heather Booth (Founder, Midwest Academy)
 
Recent Articles
October 19th 2009
Mandatory Voting? Automatic Registration? How Un-American!
Huffington Post

President of Air America Media, Mark Green, explains why Instant Runoff Voting, Automatic Registration and Mandatory Voting are not only important but could lead to a more democratic society.

September 30th 2009
Can a 17-year-old register to vote? It depends
Ventura County Star

"Most Californians register to vote not because a political cause has touched their heart, but rather because they checked a box on a form at the Department of Motor Vehicles when they received or renewed their driverís license."

September 27th 2009
Giving teens a civic voice
The Fayetteville Observer

In January, North Carolina will become the third state to implement FairVote-endorsed youth preregistration.

September 8th 2009
Give voters final say on vacancies
Politico

The two legislators proposing a constitutional amendment mandating elections to fill Senate vacancies make their case in the pages of Politico.