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drm604's Journal
drm604's Journal
September 6, 2016

I'm not sure if this is happening just in PA. I receive a letter questioning my registration status.

I received a letter today from "The Voter Participation Center" saying:

According to public records, no one at this address is currently registered to vote. If you have already registered at this address or are ineligible to vote, please disregard this notice. Otherwise, please fill out the enclosed form and mail it in the postage-paid envelope.

Most elibible citizens are registered to vote. As part of our ongoing voter registration program, we will continue to review the state voter file and hope to find you on the list of registered voters.

To check your current voter stats or to register online, please visit:

I've lived at this address for decades and have been voting all along. I voted in the recent primary with no problems. I just checked PA's voter website and my registration is active and correct, so I assume that I can ignore this letter.

But it bothers me because it could be confusing to some people. It could easily be mistaken for an official mailing from the government and only in small print does it state that they are a non-governmental organization and have no affiliation with the state. I'm wondering if it's intended to be confusing.

Does anyone here know anything about this org? Are they a right-wing group trying to confuse people, or are they sincere and well meaning but prone to occasional errors like anyone is? Do I need to be concerned about my registration?

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Hometown: Philly region, Pennsylvania
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