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File #: 73766    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/14/2022 In control: Clerk's Office
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Enactment date: 9/22/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00648
Title: Recognizing National Voter Education Week
Sponsors: Keith Furman, Patrick W. Heck, William Tishler, Erik Paulson, Brian Benford, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Michael E. Verveer, 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
9/14/20221 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 appropriation is required.


Recognizing National Voter Education Week


WHEREAS, the City of Madison is committed to providing opportunities for voter registration and education in parks, community centers, libraries, food banks, universities, colleges, and other locations across the city; and


WHEREAS, voter education plays an important role in the integrity and transparency of our elections; 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, the City of Madison recognizes the importance of diverse partnerships with nonprofit organizations, our university and colleges, businesses, and other community organizations to facilitate the right to vote;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Madison will participate in National Voter Education Week October 3-7, 2022, to help voters bridge the gap between registering to vote and understanding their options for casting a ballot.