A Big Vote Registration Push Reaches Millions — But Divides Elections Officials

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A nonprofit group wants to see more unmarried women, young people and people of color on the nation's voter rolls, so it recently sent 9 million letters urging those groups to register. But the mailers have upset some election officials, who say they've left voters confused. The mailers clearly state that they're from the Voter Participation Center or its sister organization, the Center for Voter Information. But the letter inside looks like it could come from the government. It says a review of publicly available records shows that the recipient may not be registered, and if that's so, recipients should complete and send in the enclosed official registration form. A postage-paid envelope addressed to the local election office is also included. The...

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A Big Vote Registration Push Reaches Millions — But Divides Elections Officials

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