NASS Resolution Establishing September as National Voter Registration Month

Adopted on July 28th, 2008

Amended and Approved on February 1st, 2010

Reaffirmed on February 13, 2015

WHEREAS, the nation’s Secretaries of State who serve as chief state elections officials are committed to encouraging voter registration and increasing access to elections; and

WHEREAS, the NASS Voter Participation Committee supports new and innovative methods of registration, as well as continuing efforts by state and local election officials to play an active role in registering qualified citizens; and

WHEREAS, the need for public information and education on voter registration is extremely critical as Americans prepare to take part in the November elections;

THEREFORE, NOW BE IT RESOLVED THAT the National Association of Secretaries of State

(NASS) shall declare September as National Voter Registration Month.

Expires: Winter 2020