Same day registration increases turnout here
Monday, Mar 20, 2017
* Nonprofit Vote and the US Elections Project have released a new study of the impact of same day voter registration (SDR). Here’s the Illinois data…
According to the study, Illinois’ voter turnout last November as a percentage of all eligible voting-age population was 63.4 percent, putting us 23rd in the nation. That’s a big jump up from 30th in the nation four years earlier, before Illinois had a full SDR program up and running.