Same Day Registration: A Fact Sheet

Same Day Registration: A Fact Sheet

June 2, 2009
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Same Day Voter Registration (also known as Election Day Registration) permits eligible citizens to register and vote on the same day.

This fact sheet outlines some of the advantages of Same Day Registration, particularly its impact on voter turnout and its potential to ensure that every vote is properly counted, as well as a look at why we need Same Day Registration in America's "patchwork quilt of registration processes," and some success stories from states that have successfully utilized Same Day Registration in the 2008 presidential election.