National Voter Registration Day, observed every September, aims to promote awareness and encourage U.S. citizens to register to vote. Since its inception in 2012, the holiday has gained support from organizations and the federal government, with over 5 million voters registered since then. Despite increased voting in the 2020 presidential election, about one in four eligible Americans remain unregistered. Former First Lady Michelle Obama and President Joe Biden both emphasized the importance of voting and working to protect voting rights. While progress has been made, barriers to voter registration still exist, including voter purging in certain states.
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