National Voter Registration Day

Today, September 22nd, is National Voter Registration Day. Celebrated on the 4th Tuesday of September, this non-partisan civic holiday was first observed in 2012 and has quickly gained momentum ever since. So far, nearly 3 million voters have registered on the holiday to date, including 1.3 million in 2018 & 2019 alone. The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin encourages all voters to ensure they are registered at their current address by checking their registration status online at “”. Wisconsin voters may register and vote on election day because Wisconsin does have election day registration, however the League of Women Voters recommends that you register in advance. If you do not have internet access you can also learn how to register by contacting your local municipal clerk. The League of Women voters of Wisconsin voter education manager Eileen Newcomer comments, “The first step to participating in our democracy is registering to vote, and we want this process to be both exciting and accessible for eligible voters.” She also says, “We are proud to be part of this celebration of voting and hope to continue this energy through November.”

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