Virginia is one of four states whose constitution permanently disenfranchises citizens with past felony convictions, but grants the state’s governor the authority to restore voting rights. This Apri...Readmore
In 2014, Virginia ranked 31st in the nation, with 36.6 percent of citizen voting age population (CVAP) casting ballots. Leading state Maine had the highest turnout in 2014, with 59.2 percent of CVAP casting ballots. Virginia had a higher voting rate than Tennessee (29.5%), but was lower than both North Carolina (40.9%) and Maryland (41.6%). Average voter turnout in the nation in 2014 was 36.4 percent.
Does your church have a community room that is available on Saturday from 9am til Noon or 10am til 1pm? If so we would like to use it as a registration site. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with church name and location. Our initial locations will be in Richmond and then we will expand statewide.
We Need Registration Assistants
We are seeking 50 Voter Registration Assistants for the Metro Richmond area. This is a part-time position every Saturday from 9am til Noon or 10am til 1pm. Click here for details.