Wednesday marks the last day to register to vote in Missouri
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Wednesday marks the last day to register to vote in Missouri

Date: October 9, 2012
By: Nick Thompson
State Capitol Bureau

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Missourians can join 4.1 million others as registered voters for Novembers' general election if they make sure to do it by the end of the day Wednesday.
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Wrap: The last day to register to vote in Missouri for the November general election is Wednesday October 10th.

Voters can go to their local election authority or any state office to fill out an application.

However, Secretary of State's Office spokesperson Stacie Temple says the web will help voters low on time.

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Description: "If you don't have time to do it in person, if you want to go online to the Secretary of State's website at govotemissouri.com, you can download a voter registration application and fill it out and mail it in to the local election authority."

Voters can also use the site to confirm their registration and polling place on election day.

From the state capitol, I'm Nick Thompson.

 

 

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Missourians have until the end of the day Wednesday to make sure they are registered to vote for the president, the governor and many other candidates running for state and local offices.
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Wrap: Wednesday Oct. 10 is the last day to register to vote in Missouri.

The Secretary of States' office says Missourians registering for the first time or in a new jurisdiction must have their registration post-marked by the deadline.      

Office spokesperson Stacie Temple says nearly two-thirds of the states' population is registered to vote thus far.

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Description: "So far this year there are about 152,000 Missourians that have registered to vote. And at the current time there are about 4.1 million Missourians that are registered to vote."
 
Voters can go to their local election authority, any state office, or govotemissouri.com to get an application.
 
From the state capitol, I'm Nick Thompson

 

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Missourians have until the end of the day Wednesday to join the two-thirds of the states' population that is registered to vote.
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Wrap: The Secretary of States' Office says voters still looking to register for the November general election must have their applications postmarked by Wednesday October 10.

Office spokesperson Stacie Temple says voters can still apply in person at several locations.

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Description: "They can either register in person at their local election authorities' office, or if they happen to be renewing their drivers license they can do it at the Department of Revenue, or at the library, or any office that offers public assistance."

Prospective voters can also visit govotemissouri.com to download an application.

Voters who are already registered can use the site to view the location of their registration and polling place on election day.

From the state capitol, I'm Nick Thompson.

 


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