NASS Resolution Establishing the Fourth Tuesday of September as National Voter Registration Day

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, in accordance with our observation of September as National Voter Registration Month, the fourth Tuesday of September as National Voter Registration Day. 

Adopted the 16th day of July 2014 

in Baltimore, MD 

EXPIRES: Summer 2019