16 KEY STATES: DEADLINES MONDAY OCTOBER 6TH FOR VOTER REGISTRATION

By M. Kita Williams – Civilrightsagenda.com

On Mondaay, October 6th, 16 states which will help determine the outcome of our nation’s Congressional seats on election day November 4th ,  will finalize acceptance of voter registration applications either by mail, fax, in person, or  online.

ARIZONA                  10/06/14
ARKANSAS               10/06/14
FLORIDA                   10/06/14
GEORGIA                  10/06/14
HAWAII                     10/06/14
IDAHO                        10/10/14
INDIANA                   10/06/14
KENTUCKY               10/06/14
LOUISIANA              10/06/14
MICHIGAN                10/06/14
MONTANA                 10/06/14
PENNSYLVANIA    10/06/14
TENNESSEE               10/06/14
TEXAS                         10/06/14
UTAH                          10/06/14
WASHINGTON         10/06/14

The listing of states shown above offer links to each state’s respective rules to register according to the Democratic National Committee’s voter registration information site, www.iwillvote.com.

EACH STATE’S RULES VARY.

For example, in Arizona  voter registration forms must be delivered either in person to local election officials (see details) , or by mail postmarked no later than 10/6/14, or  submitted online by MONDAY, OCTOBER 6TH.  

However in Florida, ONLINE voter registration applications are NOT accepted.  Voter registration forms must be “postmarked or hand-delivered to your local Supervisor of Elections no later than October 6, 2014 (29 days before Election Day)”.  (see details)

Many states do offer early voting options and polling locations to registered voters.  It is recommended that voters take full advantage of these opportunities to vote early – if offered in your state.

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