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1 Reg at a Time

1 Reg at a Time

By National Voter Registration Day
Democracy is a full-time job (and so is celebrating it)! "1 Reg at a Time" is the official companion podcast for National Voter Registration Day, America's largest nonpartisan civic holiday dedicated to getting EVERY eligible American #VoteReady for the next election. Hosted by the dedicated democracy nerds behind National Voter Registration Day, 1 Reg at a Time will dive into the nitty gritty of the 24/7 grassroots democracy work done by the thousands of colleges, food banks, libraries, nonprofits, Fortune 500 companies, & everyday citizens that make this star-spangled holiday possible.
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Ep. 5 | Talk Nerdy to Me w/Nerds Vote
Everybody is a little nerdy about something and for us here at National Voter Registration Day our thing is and always will be (of course) voting! Being democracy nerds, we naturally gravitate to other nerds of every stripe, including our longtime premier partners at Nerds Vote, a California-based nonprofit organization helmed by some very nerdy voice and screen actors who want to bring the good news of voter registration to comic cons and nerdoms across the country. This month, we sit down with Nerds Vote co-founders JP Karliak and Courtenay Taylor about how they're celebrating democracy in truly nerdy fashion. PLUS: Is Nicholas Cage related to one of our hosts? Is x-ray vision an inherently skeevy superpower? And how YOU can join the 2022 National Voter Registration Day team!  Have questions or comments for the pod? Email us at podcast@nationalvoterregistrationday.org. For the latest updates on the holiday and the rest of the democracy work we do throughout the other 364 days of the year, you can sign up for updates at NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org Follow National Voter Registration Day on Twitter (@NatlVoterRegDay), Instagram(@natlvoterregday), and Facebook. EPISODE NOTES: 8 Forgotten Capitals of the United States 2022 National Voter Registration Day Community Partner Sign-up Miami Grand Prix's Fake Marina Was Good, Actually The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) Nerds Vote JP Karliak IMDB Courtenay Taylor IMDB Jennifer Hale IMDB Dragon Con Critical Role Gamergate  Steve Blum IMDB  AVOX 2022
49:42
June 02, 2022
Ep. 4 | Voting, But Make it Loud w/When We All Vote
National Voter Registration Day Premier Partner and best democracy friend When We All Vote stops by the 1 Reg at a Time studio to key us in on their big plans for the 2022 voting season. With the help of Amanda Hollowell, National Organizing Director for When We All Vote, be delve into the organization's brand new "Vote Loud" initiative aimed at equipping students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (or HBCUs) with the tools and organizing know how to run successful voter registration, voter outreach, and voter activation efforts on their campuses and beyond.  PLUS: Shameless self promotion of brand new National Voter Registration swag, the best northern New England taco festival you've never heard of, an exhaustive analysis of brunch, AND a brand new co-host joins the show to teach Debi and Travis about sports whether they like it or not.  Have questions or comments for the pod? Email us at podcast@nationalvoterregistrationday.org. For the latest updates on the holiday and the rest of the democracy work we do throughout the other 364 days of the year, you can sign up for updates at NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org Follow National Voter Registration Day on Twitter (@NatlVoterRegDay), Instagram(@natlvoterregday), and Facebook. EPISODE NOTES: What to know about the 2022 NBA play-in tournament Official National Voter Registration Day Store Taco Tour Manchester  When We All Vote My School Votes Vote Loud A Look at Civic Engagement at Historically Black Colleges and Universities How Georgia Pulled Off Unprecedented Youth Voter Turnout Sign Up to be a When We All Vote Chapter Leader The Birth of Brunch: Where Did This Meal Come From Anyway?
30:21
April 27, 2022
Ep. 3 | Kentucky Voter Registration Derby w/KY Secretary of State Michael Adams
Kentucky: Home of bourbon whiskey, the Kentucky Derby, the Colonel's delicious fried chicken, and one of the newest members of the National Voter Registration Day family, KY Secretary of State Michael Adams!  On the heels of shepherding a new bipartisan voting expansion law through the Kentucky State House, Secretary Adams jumped at the chance to take the Republican Secretary of State slot on National Voter Registration Day's Steering Committee. Join us as we get to know him a bit better and delve into the details of the only voting expansion bill to be passed by a Republican state following the 2020 election. PLUS: What's the middle ground between a lion and a lamb? Can you still buy Zima outside of the year 2000? And marshmallow Peeps: friend or foe?  Have questions or comments for the pod? Email us at podcast@nationalvoterregistrationday.org. For the latest updates on the holiday and the rest of the democracy work we do throughout the other 364 days of the year, you can sign up for updates at NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org Follow National Voter Registration Day on Twitter (@NatlVoterRegDay), Instagram(@natlvoterregday), and Facebook. EPISODE NOTES:  Super Friends  The Dark Knight Returns  Survivor Season 1  Zima  Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams  National Voter Registration Day Steering Committee  Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon  WA Secretary of State resigns to join Biden administration Past Kentucky Secretaries of State Kentucky sees largest election reform since 1891 Unmute Yourself Secretary Adams's Twitter Become a Poll Worker 
34:00
March 22, 2022
Cleveland (VOTES) Rocks
Co-founder of Cleveland VOTES Erika Anthony stops in to mark Black History Month with a deep dive on successful democracy building in communities of color. PLUS Debi, James, and Travis dig into life's big questions like "Did the world really end in 2012?" and "Corn holders: what's up with those?"  Have questions or comments for the pod? Email us at podcast@nationalvoterregistrationday.org. For the latest updates on the holiday and the rest of the democracy work we do throughout the other 364 days of the year, you can sign up for updates at NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org Follow National Voter Registration Day on Twitter (@NatlVoterRegDay), Instagram (@natlvoterregday), and Facebook. EPISODE NOTES:  Professional Pillow Fighting: https://www.tiktok.com/@fightpfc/video/7055018559440719151 Independent Sector study on nonprofits and voter engagement: https://independentsector.org/resource/new-poll-voters-want-nonprofits-to-be-engaged-and-resourced/ The 5th Season by N.K.Jemisin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fifth_Season_(novel)  Did the Large Hadron Collider End the World in 2012?: https://www.popdust.com/cern-lhc-scientists-2012-2649034838.html Cleveland VOTES: https://www.clevotes.com/about Engaging Low Propensity Voters in Cleveland: https://www.policymattersohio.org/files/assets/clevoterspollmemo.pdf 2020 #VoteReady Profile - Cleveland VOTES: https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/voteready-profiles-cleveland-votes/ Cleveland VOTES Twitter: https://twitter.com/CLEVotes  Cleveland VOTES Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clevelandvotes/ Cleveland VOTES Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClevelandVOTES
45:19
February 15, 2022
Pilot: Introducing '1 Reg at a Time' (with Tappan Vickery from HeadCount)
Welcome to the kickoff of National Voter Registration Day's official companion podcast "1 Reg at a Time". In this inaugural episode, join National Voter Registration Day team members James Hill, Debi Lombardi, and Travis Morin as they look back on last year's celebration of democracy with a throwback interview with HeadCount's own Tappan Vickery from NVRD 2021. PLUS a little taste of things to come for National Voter Registration Day 2022 coming up on September 20th.  For the latest updates on the holiday and the rest of the democracy work we do throughout the other 364 days of the year, you can sign up for updates at https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org.  Follow National Voter Registration Day on Twitter (@NatlVoterRegDay), Instagram (@natlvoterregday), and Facebook. 
24:45
January 18, 2022