Over the past few months, we've been talking to voters about their experiences, analyzing voting data, and researching best practices for voter registration worldwide.
There is one common denominator in all of our conversations with supporters like you: The voter registration process is confusing.
Senator Elizabeth Warren said it best, and we couldn't agree more -- spread the word by sharing this on Facebook today:
Elizabeth Warren is right -- and our country has been paying the price for the complicated registration process.
In the 2014 elections, the United States saw a voter turnout of just 37%. I don't get embarrassed easily, but that's a statistic worth turning red about.
The good news is, we are starting to make the registration process more modern, fair, and simple through reforms like Automatic Voter Registration, which was just signed in to law by California Governor Jerry Brown. Once the law is fully implemented, nearly 7 million Californians will be automatically registered to vote.
Now, in order to continue the conversation around fair voting rights around the rest of the country, we need to turn up the volume. We need supporters like you signing petitions, speaking up on social media, and donating to keep the momentum growing.
To increasing voter turnout,