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Weekly Election Update 10.8.12

from: Jessica Myers on Oct 09, 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, 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. 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 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
October 16, 2012
·         Kansas
·         Minnesota
·         Nevada (in person)
·         New Jersey
·         Oregon
·         West Virginia
October 17, 2012
·         Massachusetts
·         Wisconsin
October 18, 2012
·         Nebraska
October 19, 2012
·         Maryland
October 22, 2012
·         California
·         Delaware (UOCAVA)
·         South Dakota
·         Utah
·         Wyoming
In Person Absentee Voting or Absentee Ballot Request Deadline:
September 25, 2012
·         Missouri (in person absentee voting began)
October 15, 2012
·         Illinois (in person absentee voting begins)
Early Voting:
October 11, 2012
·         Arizona (begins)
October 15, 2012
·         Georgia (begins)
October 17, 2012
·         Kansas (begins)
·         Tennessee (begins)
October 18, 2012
·         North Carolina (begins)
October 20, 2012
·         Nevada (begins)
Other Highlights:
None at this time.
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This week's Election Updates blog: Deadlines for (1) Voter Registration; (2) In Person Absentee Voting; (3) Absentee Ballot Requests