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File #: 73674    Version: 1 Name: National Voter Registration Day 2022
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2022 In control: Clerk's Office
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Enactment date: 9/22/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00647
Title: Recognizing National Voter Registration Day
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Keith Furman, Tag Evers, Patrick W. Heck, Michael E. Verveer, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Regina M. Vidaver, Nasra Wehelie
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/20/20221 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt under suspension of MGO 2.055Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/13/20221 Clerk's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF MGO 2.055 - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available

Fiscal Note

No City appropriation required.


Recognizing National Voter Registration Day


WHEREAS, the City of Madison is committed to transparency, openness, and inclusivity through civic engagement; and


WHEREAS, the mission of the City Clerk’s Office is to provide equitable access to open government by promoting the inclusion and full participation of all residents in the democratic process; and


WHEREAS, thousands of Madison residents need to update their voter registration, having moved since they last voted; and


WHEREAS, many eligible voters are unaware that their right to vote was restored once they completed all the terms of a felony sentence; and


WHEREAS, convenient and accessible options for voter registration are imperative for active participation in the election process;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Madison is extending Civic Season by recognizing National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, and commits to joining national efforts to support voter registration and citizen participation in elections.