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National Voter Registration Act

The National Voter Registration Act of 1993, also known as the "Motor Voter Act," makes it easier for all Americans to exercise their fundamental right to vote. One of the basic purposes of the Act is to increase the historically low registration rates of minorities and persons with disabilities that have resulted from discrimination. The "Motor Voter Act" requires all offices of State-funded programs that are primarily engaged in providing services to persons with disabilities to provide all program applicants with voter registration forms, to assist them in completing the forms, and to transmit completed forms to the appropriate State official.

For more information, contact:

Voting Section
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
P.O. Box 66128
Washington, D.C. 20035-6128
V/TTY (800) 253-3931
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting

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