VOTE Act aims to boost turnout among young voters

Marko Liias hopes bill increases youth voter registration


Last updated 1/16/2020 at 11:06am

Marko Liias

State Sen. Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood), who represents Edmonds in the 21st Legislative District, this week introduced Senate Bill 6313 – the Voting Opportunities Through Education (VOTE) Act, a measure aimed at increasing voter participation among young adults.

"Every voice needs to be heard to maintain a strong democracy," said Liias. "Getting more young people engaged in our democracy is critical to reaching this goal. While other states are installing unfair and unnecessary barriers to voting, here in Washington we are working hard to remove barriers and empower voter participation for e...

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