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