SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento city leaders hosted a drive-thru voter registration event Saturday.

Mayor pro-tem Angelique Ashby worked together with TMP Elite, a mentor organization for young athletes, to put on the event that encouraged teens and young adults to get to the ballot box.

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“We think this is very important to get the young voters some knowledge and get them registered to vote — let them know that they make a difference,” said Terrance Leonard with TMP Elite.

Voter registration among young adults has jumped almost 9 percent between elections in 2014 and 2018.