TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) — New state laws restricting face-to-face registration drives are causing organizations to get creative.
The organizations are turning to sophisticated data-mining to target specific groups such as young people, ethnic minorities and conservative Christians.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Taken Into Custody In Florida
They also are using direct mail, the Internet and other new strategies partly in response to the new state laws.READ MORE: Israelis In South Florida Monitoring Violence In Home Country, Want It To Stop
That’s one reason why the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and National Council of La Raza are partnering with the Voter Participation Center, a pioneer in direct-mail registration drives.
The Washington, D.C.-based center is mailing nearly 4 million applications targeted to minorities, unmarried women and young people.MORE NEWS: Woman Who Snuck Into American Sr. High Posing As Student To Promote Instagram Account Bonds Out
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