In the News
June 11th 2007
Broward: Sign Up To Vote When You Sign Up To Drive

Florida registers 16-year-olds when applying for a driver's license.

June 6th 2007
Our View: Lawmakers can improve voter turnout rate by making registration easier
The Fayetteville Observer

The Fayetteville Observer (North Carolina) editorial board supports same-day voter registration.

May 30th 2007
An easier path to voting
The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe editorial board endorses same-day voter registration.

May 23rd 2007
Vote forms, high school diplomas to be bundled
Toledo Blade

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner announces pilot program to increase voter registration among Ohio's youngest potential voters.

May 23rd 2007
What Congress can do for D.C. residents
The Politico

DC Voting Rights Act co-sponsor Rep. Tom Davis (R-Virginia) makes a compelling historical and constitutional argument in favor of full representation for DC residents.

May 15th 2007
Senators Hear Testimony on D.C. Voting Bill
The Washington Post

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs heard compelling bi-partisan testimony on the DC Voting Rights Act, which would give DC residents full representation in the House of Representatives for the first time in history.

May 14th 2007
It's Right to Grant Former Felons the Right to Vote

The Sentencing Project's Kara Gotsch writes about the benefits of reinstating voting rights to people with felony convictions.

May 2nd 2007
D.C. Vote Bill Gets Key GOP Support
The Washington Post

Senators Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduce a bi-partisan DC vote bill in the Senate.

April 24th 2007
Poll Shows Support for D.C. Vote
The Washington Post

A new national poll shows that a large majority of Americans support the DC Voting Rights Act.

April 20th 2007
House Votes to Give the Capital a Full Voice in Congress
The New York Times

DC Voting Rights Act moves through the House; Speaker Pelosi says the vote "fulfills a promise of democracy."

April 20th 2007
House votes to give D.C. a seat
The Washington Times

House passes DC Voting Rights Act; Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) says Congress has a "moral obligation to give fair representation to the District's taxpaying residents, especially those who serve in the military and work in government jobs."

April 20th 2007
House Approves A Full D.C. Seat
The Washington Post

DC Voting Rights Bill moves through the House; faces opposition in the Senate.

April 18th 2007
Wilson lawmaker touts same day voter registration
The Wilson Times

North Carolina Legislature considers same-day voter registration.

April 17th 2007
Getting Out to Get a Vote
The Washington Post

FairVote co-sponsors march that draws thousands to the Capitol for full voting rights for DC residents.

April 12th 2007
Push for 16-year-olds to preregister to vote
Tampa Bay's

Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Buddy Johnson is working with the Florida Legislature to allow 16-year-olds to pre-register to vote.

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