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Weekly Election Update 4.11.13

from: Jessica Myers on Apr 11, 2013


We will post an Election update blog every Thursday in an effort to summarize the elections and election deadlines each week for 2013. If you have additional information, requests, or corrections, please submit a comment below, via Twitter @EACgov or email Jessica Myers at jmyers@eac.gov.
Elections next week:
April 16, 2013:
·         Annual School Board Elections, New Jersey. The Annual School Board Elections for New Jersey are open to all registered voters. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM. More information is available here.
Other Highlights:
·         Washington, D.C. - Early voting for the April 23 Special Election is available from April 8 through April 20, 2013.
·         New Jersey – April 15, 2013 is the in absentee ballot request deadline for the April 16, 2013 Annual School Board Election.
·         Texas – April 11, 2013 is the voter registration deadline for the May 7, 2013 Election.
·         Washington – April 15, 2013 is the in person voter registration deadline for the April 23, 2013 Special Election. Early voting for the April 23 Special Election is available from April 5 through April 22, 2013.
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Weekly Election Update 4.11.13

EAC's Election update blog posts summarize the elections and deadlines for 2013.