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High School Voter Registration

Congratulate the graduates you know on their achievement and encourage them to register to vote with our eCard.The League’s eCard directs recipients to VOTE411.org where new voters can easily start the voter registration process.

Our 2016 Youth Voter Registration Program has registered over 4,000 young voters so far! Early data from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement show that young people are voting in primaries at levels we have not seen for some time.

This year, League volunteers will be out in force in over 25 communities across 15 states as part of our Youth Voter Registration program, with the goal of holding voter registration events in more than 200 high schools and community/vocational schools.

More than 225 League of Women Voters affiliates around the country will help register voters as part of this year’s National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 22.

The League was happy to participate in Voto Latino’s Power Summit, which brought together hundreds of emerging Latino leaders for a day of learning, sharing and honest conversations about the role of young Latinos in the future of civic engagement in America.

Preliminary results of our high school voter registration project show that we helped register thousands of young people to vote this spring! Here are six major takeaways that have us excited about young voters.

Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which opened up the voting process to millions of young Americans.

Graduation is a major milestone after which many young adults move and embark upon new challenges. The League of Women Voters wants to help these recent graduates become active and engaged members of their new communities – help us encourage graduates to register to vote.

Every time I remember that this is National Volunteer Week, I break into a smile. I am lucky to come to work every day to support women & men around the country who are dedicating their free time to helping voters participate in our democracy.

I was thrilled to visit with over 100 students visiting Washington, D.C. through the Close Up Foundation to help explain how the League of Women Voters advocates on public policy issues at the federal, state and local levels.