This has prompted the poll body to allow local election officers to release these IDs to registered voters
during the satellite registrations during the recently concluded voters
' registration period.
It's not enough to have stiff penalties, or adopt refinements such as random spot checks of voter
registration rolls against other government databases.
In many polling places, electronic poll books with lists of eligible voters
froze or mistakenly claimed that new arrivals had already cast their ballots.
A problem with estimating how serious the threat of voter
fraud is today is that any investigation of retail vote fraud must start with voter
registration lists, but verifications of such lists, and even the investigations themselves, are frequently blocked by politicians or by courts.
The new membership recruiting initiative has begun and the five local Leagues to participate in the one-year pilot project are being chosen as this Voter
goes to press.
If a voter
is wrongly removed from the rolls in the future, he or she should be able to file a provisional ballot.
Among the better-known players in mobilizing young voters
through arts and culture is the National Hip Hop Political Convention, Russell Simmons' Hip Hop Summit, Black Youth Vote, Punk Voter
, Music for America, Head Count and The Next Wave of Women in Power, with their "We Got Issues" CD.
Ryan Friedrichs, 27, the Young Voter
Alliance's campaign director and the only straight white male on his staff, knows that coalition-building is no picnic.
Why do you think voter
turnout among 18-to-24-year-olds has decreased since 1972?
HOW IT WORKS: Pollworkers give voter
a card with perforated holes, which is placed in a holder.
Some among us participated in the civil rights movement, as well as the efforts to enfranchise young adults, and we have shared memories of that time with the young voters
of the twenty-first century.
In the fall of 1999, Robertson announced that the 2000 elections would see the Christian Coalition prepare and distribute more voter
guides than ever.