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Weekly Election Update 10.1.12

from: Jessica Myers on Oct 01, 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, Absentee, Early Voting, and Other Highlights. 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. I 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 6, 2012
·         Alabama
·         Mississippi
·         Rhode Island
·         South Carolina
·         Nevada
·         Washington (mail in)
October 7, 2012
·         Alaska
October 8, 2012
·         Arizona
·         Georgia
·         Hawaii
·         Washington (online)
October 9, 2012
·         Colorado
·         Florida
·         Illinois
·         Indiana
·         Kentucky
·         Montana
·         Louisiana
·         Michigan
·         New Mexico
·         Ohio
·         Pennsylvania
·         Tennessee
·         Texas
·         Utah
October 10, 2012
·         Missouri
October 12, 2012
·         Idaho
·         North Carolina
·         New York
·         Oklahoma
October 13, 2012
·         Delaware
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline:
None between 10/1 – 10/15.
Early Voting:
October 11, 2012
·         Arizona (begins)
October 15, 2012
·         Illinois (in person absentee voting begins)
·         Georgia (begins)
Other Highlights:
None at this time.


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