Showing posts tagged with: "NASS"

40 Secretaries of State #CelebrateNVRD in 2015 . November 6, 2015

In 2015, 40 Secretaries of State and state election offices promoted voter registration by endorsing National Voter Registration Day and National Voter Registration Month. See the full story below or open it in a new tab. [View the story “Secretaries of State #CelebrateNVRD in 2015” on Storify]read more

2014 State Voter Hotlines . October 24, 2014

The National Association of Secretaries of State has compiled a list of state-specific helplines and toll-free numbers for the 2014 midterm election. These voter hotlines are available in addition to the national resources 866-OUR-VOTE and 888-VE-Y-VOTA.  State Voter HotlineAlabama  1-800-274-VOTE (8683)Alaska  1-866-952-VOTE (8683)Arizona  1-877-THE-VOTE... read more

Secretaries of State #CelebrateNVRD in 2014 . September 30, 2014

In 2014, 33 Secretaries of State (or their relevant counterparts) promoted voter registration by endorsing National Voter Registration Day and National Voter Registration Month. See the full story below or open it in a new tab.[View the story “Secretaries of State #CelebrateNVRD in 2014” on Storify] read more

September is National Voter Registration Month . September 9, 2014

NASS President and Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown shows her support for voting.You already know that Tuesday, September 23rd is National Voter Registration Day, but did you know that September is National Voter Registration Month? The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) established September as National Voter Registration... read more

Secretaries of State Endorse NVRD through 2019 . August 7, 2014

At their summer meeting, the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) unanimously passed a 5 year resolution – the longest their bylaws allow – in support of National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). In its first two years, more than 1,000 organizations and 10,000 volunteers registered more than 357,000 people to vote on NVRD. NASS... read more

Nonprofit VOTE Connects with Secretaries of State . February 18, 2014

Last week, Nonprofit VOTE was in Washington, DC at the winter conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to present to their Voter Participation Committee on National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). Nonprofit VOTE’s Executive Director, George Pillsbury, and Voto Latino’s Partnership Director, Jessica Reeves talked... read more

Secretaries of State Embrace National Voter Registration Day . September 26, 2013

Not only did the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) declare September National Voter Registration Month, but they once again endorsed National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). On Tuesday September 24th, more than a dozen secretaries of state participated in the second annual National Voter Registration Day by promoting voter registration,... read more

Take Action Ahead of Registration Deadlines . September 7, 2012

The National Association of Secretaries of State has declared September 2012 National Voter Registration Month and September 25th National Voter Registration Day. September is the perfect time to focus on voter registration as 48 states and the District of Columbia have voter registration deadlines in October. In 2008, six million potential voters... read more

NASS Declares Sept. 25 National Voter Registration Day . August 9, 2012

The National Association of Secretaries of State has officially declared September 25th, 2012 National Voter Registration Day! Read the full release. The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) is a nonpartisan professional organization for state officials and its members include the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and... read more

Partner Spotlight: NASS . March 14, 2012

Since 2010, Nonprofit VOTE has been an official voter participation partner of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS). NASS is the nation’s oldest nonpartisan professional organization for public officials and serves as a medium for the exchange of information between states and fosters cooperation in the development of public... read more

Giving Every State a Shot at the Primaries . November 28, 2011

As the FEC continues to update the 2012 primary calendar, four states now have presidential primaries scheduled in January; the first is a full 10 months before the general election. States jockeying for an “early” primary date is nothing new, but four January elections have many questioning the free for all scheduling scramble. Although... read more

NASS to Host Winter Conference . February 7, 2011

The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)–a Nonprofit VOTE partner–will host its 2011 Winter Conference in Washington, DC this weekend from February 10-14. While the conference covers numerous topics under the jurisdiction of Secretaries of State, many sessions are devoted to discussing election-related issues. For example,... read more

NASS Members Elect New President . January 6, 2011

Nonprofit VOTE would like to congratulate Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie on being elected President of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS). NASS was founded in 1904 and is the oldest nonpartisan association of government officials. Ritchie succeeds Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap in the position, and was sworn... read more