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Statement by Debo P. Adegbile, NAACP LDF Acting Director-Counsel and President in Support of National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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September 25, 2012: National Voter Registration Day

 

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"We stand today with all Americans on National Voter Registration Day to encourage the estimated 6 million Americans who did not vote in 2008 because they either missed a registration deadline or did not know how to register to make their voices heard.  We must make sure that, in the upcoming Presidential election, every voter has a voice.

We join the thousands of volunteers and organizations from across the country during this day of coordinated field, technology and media outreach.  Our collective goal is ambitious yet achievable:  we will empower tens of thousands of voters who were not reached in 2008.  This is work we must do, and we invite you do join us today." 

For more information, visit nationalvoterregistrationday.org

Debo Adegbile
Acting President and Director-Counsel
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.