Detailed guidance on how to conduct effective voter registration at federal agencies, based on lessons from state agency voter registration via the NVRA, and a discussion of policy considerations, for agency staff engaged in the implementation of the Voting Executive Order.
Congress must act swiftly to advance this pro-democracy legislation. The Freedom To Vote Act is a significant structural voting rights reform package that advances racial equity and moves us toward an inclusive democracy.
These resources are designed to support federal employees and their partners who are working to implement voter registration at federal agencies, as required by President Biden’s March 7, 2021, Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting.
Making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a step forward, but the real work lies in making practical changes, like taking action to reverse the long-term systemic methods of excluding people of color from our democracy.
Voter registration operates as a tool of racist voter suppression and has long been weaponized to silence communities of color.
Today, we have the opportunity to change this by providing voter registration at federal agencies.