Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Motherlode of All Voter Registration Information

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This is a great resource from This Week With Barack Obama. They list all of the states' registration and voting info.

A few things, you must be a U.S. citizen, resident of the state you are voting in, at least 18 years old by November 4, 2008, and sign your form. Changing or registering for the first time and mailing in your application, make sure you bring I.D. to the polls.

Voting Absentee for military or citizens living outside of the U.S., information at Vote from Abroad or Long Distance Voter.

Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming has same day registration and voting.

Most on-line registration, STILL, requires you to download the form, sign and mail it in.

National registration form is here. This form is applicable for all 50 states, remember you must show valid identification for first time voters. In Spanish, here.
Felon Voting Information, per state, here and ACLU.
Election Protection Hotline: 1-866-OUR-VOTE; (1-866-687-8683)

Lastly, the Obama Campaign has a voter registration tool on their website, here. Since the date is upon us to to register to vote, this tool allows you to register to vote, find out if you are already registered, get absentee ballot information and to give information where to go vote on election day. Again, another tool to get folks registered to vote. Please pass this link along. We need every vote to win on election day.

Deadline for Colorado voter registration is Monday, October 6, 2008.
Voter Registration form, here and in Spanish, here.

Mail in ballot request must be received by October 28, 2008. All information and form is here and in Spanish, here. Addresses to mail in the form is above under voter registration form.

Additional information, here.

Early voting is permitted at the local election office and at other designated locations. No excuse is needed. Contact your county office, here. Early voting is October 20-October 31st, in person, and by mail/absentee deadline is November 3rd.

Contact Information:
Colorado Secretary of State

You can see the entire state-by-state list here.

And here's a pep talk from Obama Campaign Director David Plouffe