Today my sister and I went to a Mall here in Brooklyn called Kings Plaza. We were on our way to Panara Bread which you can only enter by going outside the mall and what do I see inside the mall but a table set up with about a dozen women doing voter registration. I was mildly surprised to see them there sitting at a table because I knew the previous mall owners wouldn't allow us to do so in 2008 or 2010 (they made us stay outside the mall) and in 2012 I didn't have time to do a lot of registering due to other priorities. These woman said that they were now allowed to register inside the mall because they had insurance and the new corporate owners said that they would allow them to set up a table inside the mall for registration.
New York has elections this year for Mayor, City Council and other positions relative to the City but the people they're registering will be able to vote next year for Congress (we only have 1 Republicon member of Congress in the area and that's only because the District, NY-11, is all of Staten Island and part of Brooklyn) and help retain the Democrats in the House and get our majority back if the NY voter comes from outside of Brooklyn. Heck, we already have a candidate to run against Michael Grimm in 2014 named Dominic Recchia so maybe we'll garner him some votes.