From a report to the Board of Directors from Program Chair Judy Screaton about our 2016 Youth Voter Registration project:
We visited six St. Paul High Schools hosting eight registration events. We used iPads and iPhones to conduct the registration. Online registration is encouraged by the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office due to accuracy and the resulting saving of money. Overall, 99% of registrations were done online with only five students using paper forms. St. Paul High Schools provide students with an electronic device. We asked for a show of hands to get registration totals.
We registered over 300 students, provided voter information to over 1090 students, 10 League volunteers participated, and estimated volunteer hours spent on the project was 67.
We partnered with the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office to register the entire senior class at one time at Harding High School. We registered 93 students in 15 minutes.
Congratulations and thanks to Judy and our volunteers! A special thanks also to Alena Porter, our Youth Voter Coordinator.