Mi Familia Vota workers organize their voter registration materials and personal protective equipment before canvassing in Las Vegas on Sept. 12, 2020. Credit – Bridget Bennett—The New York Times/Redux
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Happy National Voter Registration Day!
Sure, the day lacks the symbolism of the Fourth of July, the adrenaline of Labor Day’s starting-pistol crack or even the familiarity of Arbor Day. But the fourth Tuesday of September is its own sort of quasi-holiday for political insiders. It represents a coast-to-coast, bipartisan and in-the-weeds deadline of sorts to get Americans off the sidelines and prepared to participate in the