The Debate Over Voter Registration

Posted by on Sep 14, 2020 in Current Events
a roup of young people assisting in a voter registration drive
Even if you are too young to vote, you might be able to help with voter registration efforts before this year’s November election. Credit: Ariel Skelley/Blend Images LLC

The most recent story on Election Central looks at the pros and cons that some people have about voter registration.

There are only eight weeks to go until the 2020 general election! One of the key things that voters must do before an election is make sure they are registered to vote. Every state except North Dakota requires that people register before they can vote. But what does that mean? And why do Americans have to register in advance to vote? Why can’t we just walk in to the polling place and cast a ballot on Election Day? This week’s Election Central post examines why this process occurs, how it can vary from state to state, and the questions about whether or not it should be happening it all.

To learn more about this story, click here to visit the Election Central Web site and read the full posting.

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