Democrats, civil rights groups want more registration time

The registrar wants to remind voters that mailing in ballots early allows the county to release the results right after polls close on November 8.

To check that you are registered to vote, go to the State of NJ Voter Registration Search webpage and enter your full legal name and month and year of birth.

To register online, visit vote.virginia.gov. Register in person at Pulaski County Registrar's Office in the west end of Maple Shade Plaza on Commerce Street in Pulaski. Thornton said anyone who has submitted a voter registration application and who has not received a response within 30 days should contact the Pittsburg County Election Board office.

Today is the first day of early voting in some locations and is also the final day to register to vote for the general election.

Residents can sign up online, in person or by mail with a postmark of October 14.

In-house absentee voting is available to registered voters who quality under Kentucky law.

The Finney County Clerk's office hours are 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In Marion County, voters who wish to cast early ballots in-person must travel to the clerk's office in the City-County Building, 200 E. Washington St.

Alternative voting methods have been growing in popularity in recent elections. There is an application postcard on the back cover of the sample ballot and election information pamphlet sent to registered voters.

McKinley said the county could be looking at more than 120,000 voters by the time all the registrations are processed, which could be a record for the county. Last week, People Attempting to Help (PATH) borrowed the Smith County Elections' voting machine demo to encourage people to vote.

The registration numbers are still about 6,000 fewer voters than were registered to vote in the 2008, the high water mark for the state's voter rolls. Or, the state Board of Elections will mail a form to you; request one by calling 1-800-FOR-VOTE. "Minnesotans who don't pre-register can still register at their polling place on Election Day".

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