CSG Midwest

From the high-profile race for president to the often-overlooked campaigns that will determine partisan control of state legislatures, voters have plenty of reasons to participate in this year’s general elections. But tens of millions of U.S. citizens almost certainly will not.

In May 2015, Oregon became the first state in the country to approve automatic voter registration, which allows the state to automatically register eligible citizens to vote when they obtain or renew a driver’s license or state identification card.