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Today, September 26, is National Voter Registration Day

 
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National Voter Registration DayToday is National Voter Registration Day! This is an important opportunity to raise awareness about your right as an American.

Right now, there are 8.6 million registered voters in Pennsylvania, but another 1.5 million Pennsylvanians are of voting age but not registered.

The right to vote — and the participation in that right — is one of those most fundamental aspects of our democracy. Yet, it continues to come under attack through efforts in some states to suppress voters' rights.

The right to vote — and the participation in that right — is one of those most fundamental aspects of our democracy. Yet, it continues to come under attack through efforts in some states to suppress voters' rights. To register to vote anywhere in the country, visit https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote.

There are a few ways you can register to vote in Pennsylvania or learn more:

Important PA Deadlines

  • October 10: Last day to register to vote for the 2017 General Election

  • October 31: Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot

  • November 7: General Election Day

 

History of Voting

A History of Voting Rights

By Vijai Singh and Sam Tanenhaus

For much of the 20th century, voting remained a contentious issue, but the Supreme Court struck down Section 4 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, suggesting that conditions have changed.

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History of Voting

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Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

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  DISTRICT OFFICE
2401 North 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778
HARRISBURG OFFICE
Senate Box 203007
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
Phone: 717.787.7112
Fax: 717.772.0579
 
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