Universal Voter Registration

12/05/2008 - 1:00pm

On Friday, December 5, 2008 at 1:00pm EST, Progressive States Network hosted a national conference call to discuss strategies for implementing Universal Voter Registration, replacing our current voter-initiated registration procedures with systems designed to register every eligible voter. Leading advocates and a legislator addressed the goals, plans and successes of this growing movement.

Speakers on the call included:

  • Senator-Elect Diane Rosenbaum, Oregon Senate
  • Wendy Weiser, Deputy Director of the Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice
  • Rob Richie, Director, FairVote
  • Christian Smith-Socaris, Election Reform Policy Specialist, Progressive States Network
To listen to an audio recording of the call, click here.