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Weekly Election Update 10.22.12

from: Jessica Myers on Oct 22, 2012


October is a busy month for Election deadlines, so we have changed the format a little bit for the Election Updates blog this month. Each blog will be broken down into categories: Voter Registration, In Person Absentee Voting or Absentee Ballot Request Deadline, and Early Voting. The State listed will be linked to the corresponding information on the Secretary of State’s website. For example, click on a state under the voter registration section and it will take you to registration information for that state. We will highlight the deadlines approaching in the coming 2 weeks to give you more time to prepare.
If you have additional information, requests, or corrections, please submit them via Twitter @EACgov or email Jessica Myers at jmyers@eac.gov. Also, please visit our 2012 Election Calendar.
Voter Registration:
October 22, 2012
·         California
·         Delaware (UOCAVA)
·         South Dakota
·         Utah
·         Wyoming
October 23, 2012
·         Connecticut
October 26, 2012
·         Alabama
October 27, 2012
·         Alabama (UOCAVA)
·         Iowa
·         Mississippi (UOCAVA)
October 29, 2012
·         Arkansas
·         Indiana (UOCAVA)
·         Nebraska (In Person)
October 30, 2012
·         Connecticut (In Person)
October 31, 2012
·         Louisiana
·         Vermont
In Person Absentee Voting or Absentee Ballot Request Deadline:
September 25, 2012
·         Missouri (in person absentee voting began)
October 27, 2012
·         Alaska (absentee early and in-person voting, ends Nov. 5)
October 30, 2012
·         Washington, DC (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Kentucky (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Maryland (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         North Carolina (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Pennsylvania (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Nevada (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         New Jersey (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         New York (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Tennessee
·         Texas
October 31, 2012
·         Idaho (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Oklahoma
·         West Virginia (absentee ballot request deadline)
November 1, 2012
·         Illinois
·         Wisconsin (absentee ballot request deadline)
November 2, 2012
·         Ohio
·         Utah
·         Wisconsin (In Person)
November 3, 2012
·         Hawaii (absentee ballot request deadline)
November 5, 2012
·         Alaska (fax)
·         Delaware (absentee ballot request deadline)
·         Illinois
·         Louisiana
Early Voting:
October 2, 2012
·         Ohio (ends Nov. 5)
October 11, 2012
·         Arizona (begins)
October 15, 2012
·         Georgia (begins)
·         Illinois (ends Nov. 1)
October 17, 2012
·         Kansas (ends Nov. 5)
·         Tennessee (ends Nov. 1)
October 18, 2012
·         North Carolina (ends Nov. 3)
October 20, 2012
·         Nevada (ends Nov. 2)
October 22, 2012
·        Alaska(ends Nov. 5)
·         Colorado (ends Nov. 2)
·         Washington, DC (ends Nov. 3)
·         Wisconsin(ends Nov. 2)
·         Texas (ends Nov. 2)
October 23, 2012
·         Louisiana (ends Oct. 30)
·         Utah (ends Nov. 2)
October 27, 2012
·         Florida (ends Nov. 3)
·         Maryland (ends Nov. 1)
November 2, 2012
·         Oklahoma
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