Standing up for young americans

Time For Online Voter Registration

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The PetitionProblemSolutionState BreakdownYou Can Help
Only 15 states currently allow their residents to register to vote online. The other states still require voters to print a form and then mail it with a stamp and envelope to a state elections office. This snail-mail method wastes paper, leads to human error when forms are misread, results in lower voter participation rates, and costs states more money than an online system. It’s time for every state to move into the 21st century and allow its eligible voters to register to vote online![Your Name]

THE PROBLEM

Our culture is becoming more technologically integrated while our political system lags behind

93%

Percent of the millennial generation that uses the internet regularly.

10

Hours per day the average young American spends online.

13

The number of states that allow online registration. The rest require a stamp and envelope.

THE SOLUTION

The easy fix is modernizing our election system.

 

$125,000

The amount that states like Washington saved during the first year they moved to online voter registration.

28% to 53%

After Arizona became the first state to implement online registration, registration rates increased from 28% to 53% among 18-24 year-olds.

15

Only 15 states have  implemented online voter registration.

15 States have fully implemented online voter registration
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Indiana
Kansas
Louisiana
Maryland
Minnesota
Nevada
Oregon
South Carolina
Utah
Virginia
Washington

 

6 states have approved online voter registration but have not yet implemented it
Georgia
Hawaii
Illinois
West Virginia

 

6 more states have limited online registration (for example, New York residents with a New York driver’s license may register to vote online through the New York department of motor vehicles)
Delaware
Michigan
Missouri
New Mexico
New York
Ohio

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