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  A.3.       
Meeting Date: 10/19/2021  
Contact: Brandon Wright, City Manager

COUNCIL ACTION
AGENDA ITEM:
Presentation and discussion of establishing a subcommittee to encourage community participation and outreach for City of DeSoto Municipal Elections
BACKGROUND:
Voting is an important part of any democracy. Through voting, citizens select their representatives and participate in one of the most important parts of a democratic process. The last Municipal Election in May 2021 had a little more than 1,900 votes cast. 
FINDINGS:
The purpose of the presentation and discussion is to explore ways to improve voter turnout in future elections including partnerships with community organizations and sharing additional information about candidates. 
FINANCIAL IMPACT:
There is no financial impact from this agenda item. 
RECOMMENDATION:
This item is being presented for discussion purposes only at the request of Councilwoman Chism. No action will be taken on this item. 
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