September 23 is National Voter Registration Day 2014

constitutionThe City of Charlottesville and County of Albemarle Offices of Voter Registration plans an event to register voters in time for the 2014 midterm elections.

WHAT: At 11:30 am. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, the Office of Voter Registration will host a National Voter Registration Day 2014 event at the Ntelos Pavilion as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters before Election Day,November 4, 2014. The theme for this year’s National Voter Registration Day is Celebrating Democracy in America.

Come hear the Dixieland Band, eat pizza and join in registering people to vote.

WHY: 471 Congress seats, 36 governors, 46 state legislatures, and many other decisions will be on ballots in this year’s midterm elections. The goal for the 2014 National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation by encouraging Americans to register to vote and come to the polls this fall.

As a non-partisan unofficial national holiday, National Voter Registration Day counts on thousands of partners and volunteers across the political spectrum. Started in 2012 for the presidential election, National Voter Registration Day is designed to create an annual moment when the entire nation focuses on registering Americans to exercise their most basic right—the right to vote.

Americans can register at hundreds of events across the nation and online at www.NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org. Supporters can also follow National Voter Registration Day activities through social media on September 23 by searching #CelebrateNVRD.

WHEN: National Voter Registration Day
11:30 – 2:30
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WHERE: Ntelos Pavilion

         
 

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