voter turnout

  1. From Philly.com:

    The Nutter administration has decided not to follow the lead of Montgomery and Allegheny counties in issuing photo-ID cards for Philadelphia voters through county nursing facilities or Philadelphia Community College.

    The city Law Department is not certain such IDs will be accepted at polling places and the city intends to use its limited resources in other ways to help registered voters who will need photo ID  to cast ballots in November, said Brian Abernathy, chief of staff in the city managing director’s office.

    philly.com »

  2. A mountain of upcoming outreach goals at the Organizing for America office in Boulder, Colo., a candidate-affiliated office that aims to get young people to vote.

    It’s not just reporters and analysts who are predicting a decrease in voter turnout among under-30-year-olds this presidential year; 2008 and 2004 were outliers in what has been a historically declining turnout rate since the 1960s, according to the Census Bureau.

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