NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT CREATES SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS VOTER PARTICIPATION
"Voting is a fundamental right. Yet here in New York State, we continue to have one of the lowest rates of voter participation in the nation," said James (The Legal Aid Society in New York City). "We must find ways to remove barriers to registration and voting while maintaining the integrity of the process. Measures that increase participation could go a long way toward enhancing civic engagement and our democracy."
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