Mayor de Blasio voting (photo: Samar Khurshid/Gotham Gazette)
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a DemocracyNYC plan. One big goal: “to register 1.5 million New Yorkers to vote over the next four years.”
To make this work the mayor will create a new city leadership post: Chief Democracy Officer. How hard will it be for this new chief to meet the mayor’s goal?
Let’s do some rough math, based upon recent enrollment, census, and vital statistics data:
According to estimates in the most recent American...