Voter Registration Jumps by 30 Percent in Ferguson After Michael Brown Shooting
Nearly 3,300 Ferguson residents registered to vote between Aug. 9 and Sept. 30, in time for the Nov. 4 election, said Rita Days, director at elections at the St. Louis County Board of Elections.
That is about two-thirds of the total new voter registrations in the county of one million people during that period, she said. Ferguson has about 21,000 residents.
This is a great start but it won’t mean anything unless they get out and vote in the next election.
And the election after that.
And the election after that…