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					Register To Vote In Your State
       By Using This
 Postcard Form and Guide




      For U.S. Citizens
                                            General Instructions
Who Can Use this Application                                        How to Submit Your Application
If you are a U.S. citizen who lives or has an address               Mail your application to the address listed under your
within the United States, you can use the application in            State in the State Instructions. Or, deliver the application
this booklet to:                                                    in person to your local voter registration office. The
• Register to vote in your State,                                   remaining States that accept the national form will
• Report a change of name to your voter registration                accept copies of the application printed from the
     office,                                                        computer image on regular paper stock, signed by the
• Report a change of address to your voter registration             applicant, and mailed in an envelope with the correct
     office, or                                                     postage.
• Register with a political party.
                                                                    First Time Voters Who Register by Mail
Exceptions                                                          If you are registering to vote for the first time in your
Please do not use this application if you live outside the          jurisdiction and are mailing this registration application,
United States and its territories and have no home (legal)          Federal law requires you to show proof of identification
address in this country, or if you are in the military              the first time you vote. Proof of identification includes:
stationed away from home. Use the Federal Postcard                  • A current and valid photo identification or
Application available to you from military bases,                   • A current utility bill, bank statement, government
American embassies, or consular offices.                                 check, paycheck or government document that
                                                                         shows your name and address.
New Hampshire town and city clerks will accept this                 Voters may be exempt from this requirement if they
application only as a request for their own absentee voter          submit a COPY of this identification with their mail in
mail-in registration form.                                          voter registration form. If you wish to submit a COPY,
North Dakota does not have voter registration.                      please keep the following in mind:
Wyoming law does not permit mail registration.                      • Your state may have additional identification
                                                                         requirements which may mandate you show
How to Find Out If You Are Eligible to Register to                       identification at the polling place even if you meet
Vote in Your State                                                       the Federal proof of identification.
Each State has its own laws about who may register and
                                                                    • Do not submit original documents with this
vote. Check the information under your State in the State
                                                                         application, only COPIES.
Instructions. All States require that you be a United
States citizen by birth or naturalization to register to vote
in federal and State elections. Federal law makes it
illegal to falsely claim U.S. citizenship to register to vote       If You Were Given this Application in a State Agency
in any federal, State, or local election. You cannot be             or Public Office
registered to vote in more than one place at a time.                If you have been given this application in a State agency
                                                                    or public office, it is your choice to use the application.
How to Fill Out this Application                                    If you decide to use this application to register to vote,
Use both the Application Instructions and State Instruc-            you can fill it out and leave it with the State agency or
tions to guide you in filling out the application.                  public office. The application will be submitted for you.
• First, read the Application Instructions. These                   Or, you can take it with you to mail to the address listed
    instructions will give you important information that           under your State in the State Instructions. You also may
    applies to everyone using this application.                     take it with you to deliver in person to your local voter
• Next, find your State under the State Instructions.               registration office.
    Use these instructions to fill out Boxes 6, 7, and 8.           Note: The name and location of the State agency or
    Also refer to these instructions for information about          public office where you received the application will
    voter eligibility and any oath required for Box 9.              remain confidential. It will not appear on your
                                                                    application. Also, if you decide not to use this
When to Register to Vote                                            application to register to vote, that decision will remain
Each State has its own deadline for registering to vote.            confidential. It will not affect the service you receive
Check the deadline for your State on the last page of this          from the agency or office.
booklet.


                                                                1                                        Revised 03/01/2006
                                       Application Instructions
Before filling out the body of the form, please answer the questions on the top of the form as to whether you are a United
States citizen and whether you will be 18 years old on or before Election Day. If you answer no to either of these ques-
tions, you may not use this form to register to vote. However, state specific instructions may provide additional informa-
tion on eligibility to register to vote prior to age 18.

Box 1 — Name                                                      Box 7 — Choice of Party
Put in this box your full name in this order — Last, First,       In some States, you must register with a party if you
Middle. Do not use nicknames or initials.                         want to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus,
Note: If this application is for a change of name, please         or convention. To find out if your State requires this, see
tell us in Box A (on the bottom half of the form) your            item 7 in the instructions under your State.
full name before you changed it.
                                                                  If you want to register with a party, print in the box the
Box 2 — Home Address                                              full name of the party of your choice.
Put in this box your home address (legal address). Do
not put your mailing address here if it is different from         If you do not want to register with a party, write “no
your home address. Do not use a post office box or rural          party” or leave the box blank. Do not write in the word
route without a box number. Refer to state-specific               “independent” if you mean “no party,” because this
instructions for rules regarding use of route numbers.            might be confused with the name of a political party in
                                                                  your State.
Note: If you were registered before but this is the first         Note: If you do not register with a party, you can still
time you are registering from the address in Box 2,               vote in general elections and nonpartisan (nonparty)
please tell us in Box B (on the bottom half of the form)          primary elections.
the address where you were registered before. Please
give us as much of the address as you can remember.               Box 8 — Race or Ethnic Group
                                                                  A few States ask for your race or ethnic group, in order
Also Note: If you live in a rural area but do not have a          to administer the Federal Voting Rights Act. To find out
street address, or if you have no address, please show            if your State asks for this information, see item 8 in the
where you live using the map in Box C (at the bottom of           instructions under your State. If so, put in Box 8 the
the form).                                                        choice that best describes you from the list below:
                                                                  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
Box 3 — Mailing Address                                           • Asian or Pacific Islander
If you get your mail at an address that is different from         • Black, not of Hispanic Origin
the address in Box 2, put your mailing address in this            • Hispanic
box. If you have no address in Box 2, you must write in           • Multi-racial
Box 3 an address where you can be reached by mail.                • White, not of Hispanic Origin
                                                                  • Other
Box 4 — Date of Birth
Put in this box your date of birth in this order — Month,
                                                                  Box 9 — Signature
Day, Year. Be careful not to use today’s date!
                                                                  Review the information in item 9 in the instructions un-
                                                                  der your State. Before you sign or make your mark,
Box 5 — Telephone Number                                          make sure that:
Most States ask for your telephone number in case there
are questions about your application. However, you do
                                                                  (1) You meet your State’s requirements, and
not have to fill in this box.
                                                                  (2) You understand all of Box 9.
Box 6 — ID Number                                                 Finally, sign your full name or make your mark, and
Federal law requires that states collect from each regis-
                                                                  print today’s date in this order — Month, Day, Year.
trant an identification number. You must refer to your
                                                                  If the applicant is unable to sign, put in Box D the name,
state's specific instructions for item 6 regarding informa-
                                                                  address, and telephone number (optional) of the person
tion on what number is acceptable for your state. If you
                                                                  who helped the applicant.
have neither a drivers license nor a social security num-
ber, please indicate this on the form and a number will
be assigned to you by your state.

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                                        State Instructions
                                        advocates the overthrow of the         only candidates from that political
            Alabama                     governments of the U.S. or the         party. Voters registered as a
Updated: 03-01-06                       State of Alabama by unlawful           member of a political party may
                                        means and that the information         only vote that party's ballot. Voters
                                        contained herein is true, so help me   registered as undeclared or non-
Registration Deadline — Voter
                                        God”                                   partisan may choose one ballot
registration is closed during the ten
                                                                               from the ballots available.
days preceding an election.
Applications must be postmarked         Mailing address:                       8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
or delivered by the eleventh day         Office of the Secretary of State      blank.
prior to the election.                   P.O. Box 5616                         9. Signature. To register in Alaska
                                         Montgomery, AL 36103-5616             you must:
6. ID Number. Your social                                                      • be a citizen of the United States
security number is requested (by                                               • be at least 18 years old within 90
authority of the Alabama Supreme                     Alaska                    days of completing this registration
Court, 17-4-122).                                                              • be a resident of Alaska
                                        Updated: 03-01-06
7. Choice of Party. Optional:                                                  • not be a convicted felon (unless
You do not have to register with a                                             unconditionally discharged)
                                        Registration Deadline — 30 days
party if you want to take part in                                              • not be registered to vote in
                                        before the election.
that party’s primary election,                                                 another State
caucus, or convention.                  6. ID Number. You must provide
8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are        one of the following identification    Mailing address:
required to fill in this box;           numbers; Alaska Driver's License        Division of Elections
however, your application will not      or Alaska State Identification Card     State of Alaska
be rejected if you fail to do so. See   Number. If you do not have an           PO Box 110017
the list of choices under the           Alaska Driver's License or Alaska       Juneau, AK 99811-0017
Application Instructions for Box 8      State Identification Card, you must
(on page 2).                            provide the last four digits of your
9. Signature. To register in            Social Security Number. If you do                  Arizona
Alabama you must:                       not have any of these identification
                                        numbers, please write "NONE" on        Updated: 03-01-06
• be a citizen of the United States
• be a resident of Alabama and your     the form. A unique identifying
                                        number will be assigned to you for     Registration Deadline — 29 days
county at the time of registration
                                        voter registration purposes. This      before the election.
• be 18 years old before any
election                                information is kept confidential.
                                                                               6. ID Number. Your completed
• not have been convicted of a          Having this information assists in
                                                                               voter registration form must
felony punishable by imprisonment       maintaining your voter record and
                                                                               contain the number of your Arizona
in the penitentiary (or have had        may assist in verifying your
                                                                               driver license, or non-operating
your civil and political rights         identity (Title 15 of the Alaska
                                                                               identification license issued
restored)                               Statutes).
                                                                               pursuant to A.R.S. § 28-3165, if the
• not currently be declared mentally    7. Choice of Party. You do not         license is current and valid. If you
incompetent through a competency        have to declare a party affiliation    do not have a current and valid
hearing                                 when registering to vote. If you do    Arizona driver license or non-
• swear or affirm to “support and       not choose a party, you will be        operating identification license,
defend the Constitution of the U.S.     registered as Undeclared. Alaska       you must include the last four
and the State of Alabama and            has a closed primary election          digits of your social security
further disavow any belief or           system. Each recognized political      number if one has been issued to
affiliation with any group which        party has a separate ballot listing    you. If you do not have a current
                                                        3
                                        State Instructions
and valid driver license or non-        6. ID Number. Your completed                       California
operating identification license or a   voter registration form must
social security number, please write    contain your state issued driver's      Updated: 03-01-06
“NONE” on the form. A unique            license number or nonoperating
identifying number will be              identification number. If you do        Registration Deadline — 15 days
assigned by the Secretary of State.     not have a driver's license or          before the election.
7. Choice of Party. If you are          nonoperating identification, you
registered in a political party which   must include the last four digits of    6. ID Number When you register
has qualified for ballot recognition,   your social security number. If you     to vote, you must provide your
you will be permitted to vote the       do not have a driver's license or a     California driver’s license or
primary election ballot for that        nonoperating identification or a        California identification card
party. If you are registered as an      social security number, please          number, if you have one. If you do
independent, no party preference or     write "NONE" on the form. A             not have a driver’s license or ID
as a member of a party which is not     unique identifying number will be       card, you must provide the last four
qualified for ballot recognition, you   assigned by the State.                  digits of your Social Security
may select and vote one primary                                                 Number (SSN). If you do not
                                        7. Choice of Party. Optional. You
election ballot for one of the                                                  include this information, you will
                                        do not have to register with a party
recognized political parties.                                                   be required to provide
                                        if you want to take part in that
                                                                                identification when you vote.
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          party’s primary election, caucus, or
                                                                                7. Choice of Party. Please enter
blank.                                  convention.
                                                                                the name of the political party with
9. Signature. To register in            8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          which you wish to register. If you
Arizona you must:                       blank.                                  do not wish to register with any
• be a citizen of the United States     9. Signature. To register in            party, enter “Decline to State” in
• be a resident of Arizona and your     Arkansas you must:                      the space provided.
county at least 29 days preceding       • be a citizen of the United States     California law allows voters who
the next election                       • live in Arkansas at the address in    “decline to state” an affiliation with
• be 18 years old on or before the      Box 2 on the application                a qualified political party or who
next general election                   • be at least 18 years old before the   affiliate with a nonqualified
• not have been convicted of            next election                           political party to vote in the
treason or a felony (or have had        • not be a convicted felon (or have     primary election of any qualified
your civil rights restored)             completely discharged your              political party that files a notice
• not currently be declared an          sentence or been pardoned)              with the Secretary of State
incapacitated person by a court of      • not claim the right to vote in any    allowing them to do so. You can
law                                     other jurisdiction                      call 1-800-345-VOTE or visit
                                        • not previously be adjudged            www.ss.ca.gov to learn which
Mailing address:                        mentally incompetent by a court of      political parties are allowing
 Secretary of State/Elections           competent jurisdiction                  nonaffiliated voters to participate in
 1700 W. Washington, 7th Floor                                                  their primary election.
 Phoenix, AZ 85007-2888                 Mailing address:                        8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
                                         Secretary of State                     blank.
           Arkansas                      Voter Services                         9. Signature. To register in
                                         P.O. Box 8111                          California you must:
Updated: 03-01-06                        Little Rock, AR 72203-8111             • be a citizen of the United States
                                                                                • be a resident of California
Registration Deadline — 30 days                                                 • be at least 18 years of age at the
before the election.                                                            time of the next election

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                                        State Instructions
• not be imprisoned or on parole for    9. Signature. To register in           rights restored by Registrars of
the conviction of a felony              Colorado you must:                     Voters.
• not currently be judged mentally      • be a citizen of the United States    • not currently be declared mentally
incompetent by a court of law           • be a resident of Colorado 30 days    incompetent to vote by a court of
Signature is required. If you meet      prior to the election                  law
the requirements listed above,          • be 18 years old on or before
please sign and date the registration   election day                           Mailing address:
card in the space provided.             • not be confined as a prisoner or
                                                                                Secretary of State
                                        serving any part of a sentence
                                                                                Elections Division
Mailing address:                        under mandate
                                                                                30 Trinity Street
 Secretary of State                                                             Hartford, CT 06106
 Elections Division                     Mailing address:
 1500 11th Street                        Secretary of State
 Sacramento, CA 95814                    c/o Elections                                    Delaware
                                         1560 Broadway, Suite 200              Updated: 10-29-2003
                                         Denver, CO 80202
           Colorado
                                                                               Registration Deadline — 20 days
Updated: 03-01-06
                                                 Connecticut                   prior to the general election and 20
                                                                               days prior to any primary election.
Registration Deadline — 29 days         Updated: 03-01-06
before the election. If the                                                    6. ID Number. Your social
application is received in the mails    Registration Deadline — 14 days        security number is requested. Your
without a postmark, it must be          before the election.                   social security number is used as
received within 5 days of the close                                            necessary for administrative
of registration.                        6. ID Number. Connecticut              purposes related to voting,
                                        Driver's License Number, or if         including to identify you as a
6. ID Number. Your completed            none, the last four digits of your     registered voter, to ensure no
voter registration form must            Social Security Number.                individual is registered in more
contain your state issued driver's      7. Choice of Party. This is            than one place, to verify address,
license number or identification        optional, but you must register with   voting districts, and other
number. If you do not have a            a party if you want to take part in    information and may be used for
driver's license or state issued        that party’s primary election,         any other lawful purpose. The
identification, you must include the    caucus, or convention.                 registration application containing
last four digits of your social         8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave         your social security number will
security number. If you do not          blank.                                 become part of the registration
have a driver's license or a state                                             records of your county (Title 15,
                                        9. Signature. To register in
issued identification or a social                                              Sec. 1302, Del. Code and 5
                                        Connecticut you must:
security number, please write                                                  U.S.C.A., Sec. 552a [Sec. 7 of the
"NONE" on the form. A unique            • be a citizen of the United States
                                                                               Privacy Act of 1974]).
identifying number will be              • be a resident of Connecticut and
                                        of the town in which you wish to       7. Choice of Party. You must
assigned by the State.                                                         register with a party if you want to
                                        vote
7. Choice of Party. You must                                                   take part in that party’s primary
                                        • be 17 years old. You can vote
register with a party if you want to                                           election, caucus, or convention.
                                        when you turn 18.
take part in that party’s primary                                              8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
                                        • have completed confinement and
election, caucus, or convention.                                               blank.
                                        parole if previously convicted of a
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          felony, and have had your voting       9. Signature. To register in
blank.                                                                         Delaware you must:
                                                        5
                                        State Instructions
• be a citizen of the United States     • be a District of Columbia resident     • be a legal resident of both the
• be a permanent resident of            at least 30 days preceding the next      State of Florida and of the county
Delaware                                election                                 in which you seek to be registered
• be at least 18 years old on the       • be at least 18 years old on or         • be 18 years old (you may pre-
date of the next general election       preceding the next election              register if you are 17)
• felons are eligible to vote if        • not be in jail for a felony            • not now be adjudicated mentally
certain requirements are met: fines     conviction                               incapacitated with respect to voting
and sentence completed at least         • not have been judged “mentally         in Florida or any other State
five years prior to application date;   incompetent” by a court of law           • not have been convicted of a
felony convictions can not be           • not claim the right to vote            felony without your civil rights
disqualifying felonies, which are       anywhere outside D.C.                    having been restored pursuant to
murder, sexual offenses, or crimes                                               law
against public administration           Mailing address:                         • not claim the right to vote in
involving bribery or improper                                                    another county or state
                                         District of Columbia Board of
influence or abuse of office.                                                    • swear or affirm the following:
                                         Elections & Ethics
• not be mentally incompetent            441 4th Street, NW, Suite 250           “I will protect and defend the
                                         Washington, DC 20001-2745               Constitution of the United States
Mailing address:                                                                 and the Constitution of the State of
Commissioner of Elections                                                        Florida, that I am qualified to
111 S. West St., Suite 10                            Florida                     register as an elector under the
Dover, DE 19904                                                                  Constitution and laws of the State
                                        Updated: 03-01-06                        of Florida, and that I am a citizen
                                                                                 of the United States and a legal
   District of Columbia                 Registration Deadline — 29 days          resident of Florida”
                                        before the election.
Updated: 10-29-2003
                                        6. ID Number. If you have one,           Mailing address:
Registration Deadline — 30 days         you must provide your Florida             State of Florida
before the election.                    driver's license number or Florida        Department of State
                                        identification card number. If you        Division of Elections
6. ID Number. Federal law now
                                        do not have a Florida driver's            107 West Gaines Street, Room
requires that all voter registration
                                        license or identification card, you       231
applications must include either the
                                        must provide the last four digits of      Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
applicant’s driver’s license number
                                        your social security number.
or the last four digits of the
applicant’s social security number      7. Choice of Party. You must                         Georgia
in order to be processed.               register with a party if you want to     Updated: 10-29-2003
                                        take part in that party’s primary
7. Choice of Party. You must
                                        election, caucus, or convention.         Registration Deadline — The fifth
register with a party if you want to
take part in that party’s primary       8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are         Monday before any general
election, caucus, or convention.        requested to fill in this box. See the   primary, general election, or
                                        list of choices under the                presidential preference primary, or
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
                                        Application Instructions for Box 8       regularly scheduled special election
blank.
                                        (on page 2).                             pursuant to the Georgia Election
9. Signature. To register in the
                                        9. Signature. To register in Florida     Code. In the event that a special
District of Columbia you must:
                                        you must:                                election is scheduled on a date
• be a citizen of the United States
                                        • be a citizen of the United States      other that those dates prescribed by
                                                                                 the Georgia Election Code,

                                                            6
                                        State Instructions
registration would close on the 5th                                            digits of your social security
day after the call.                     Registration Deadline — 30 days        number.
                                        before the election.                   7. Choice of Party. You do not
6. ID Number. Your full social
security number is required. Your       6. ID Number. Your full social         have to register with a party if you
social security number will remain      security number is required. It is     want to take part in that party’s
confidential and will not be            used to prevent fraudulent             primary election, caucus, or
disclosed except as required by         registration and voting. Failure to    convention.
law. The number will be used to         furnish this information will          8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
identify and verify the identity of     prevent acceptance of this             blank.
voters (Georgia Election Code,          application (Hawaii Revised            9. Signature. To register in Idaho
O.C.G.A. Ch. 21-2-219, 21-2-220,        Statutes, Section 11-15).              you must:
21-2-225).                              7. Choice of Party. A “choice of       • be a citizen of the United States
7. Choice of Party. You do not          party” is not required for voter       • have resided in Idaho and in the
have to register with a party to take   registration.                          county for 30 days prior to the day
part in that party’s primary, caucus    8. Race or Ethnic Group. Race or       of election
or convention.                          ethnic group information is not        • be at least 18 years old
8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are        required for voter registration.       • not have been convicted of a
requested to fill in this box. See      9. Signature. To register in Hawaii    felony, and without having been
the list of choices under the           you must:                              restored to the rights of citizenship,
Application Instructions for Box 8                                             or confined in prison on conviction
                                        • be a citizen of the United States
(on page 2).                                                                   of a criminal offense
                                        • be a resident of the State of
9. Signature. To register in            Hawaii
Georgia you must:                       • be at least 16 years old (you must   Mailing address:
• be a citizen of the United States     be 18 years old by election day in      Secretary of State
• be a legal resident of Georgia and    order to vote)                          P.O. Box 83720
of the county in which you want to      • not be incarcerated for a felony      State Capitol Bldg.
vote                                    conviction                              Boise, ID 83720-0080
• be 18 years old within six months     • not be adjudicated by a court as
after the day of registration, and be   “non compos mentis”
                                                                                            Illinois
18 years old to vote
• not be serving a sentence for         Mailing address:                       Updated: 03-01-06
having been convicted of a felony        Office of Elections
• not have been judicially               State of Hawaii                       Registration Deadline — 28 days
determined to be mentally                802 Lehua Avenue                      prior to each election.
incompetent, unless the disability       Pearl City , HI 96782
has been removed                                                               6. ID Number. Your driver’s
                                                                               license number is required to
Mailing address:                                      Idaho                    register to vote. If you do not have
                                                                               a driver’s license, at least the last
 Elections Division
                                        Updated: 03-01-06                      four digits of your social security
 Office of the Secretary of State
                                                                               number are required. If you have
 1104 West Tower
                                        Registration Deadline — 25 days        neither, please write “NONE” on
 2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. SE
                                        before the election.                   the form. A unique identifier will
 Atlanta, GA 30334-1505
                                                                               be assigned to you by the State.
                                        6. ID Number. Enter your driver's
             Hawaii                     license number. If you have no         7. Choice of Party. Party
                                        driver's license, enter the last 4     registration or preference is not
Updated: 03-01-06                                                              required for voter registration.
                                                            7
                                      State Instructions
However, when you apply for a         9. Signature. To register in Indiana     affiliation at the polls on primary
primary ballot, you must indicate     you must:                                election day.
your party preference for that        • be a citizen of the United States      8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
election.                             • have resided in the precinct at        blank.
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave        least 30 days before the next            9. Signature. To register in Iowa
blank.                                election                                 you must:
9. Signature. A signature is          • be at least 18 years of age on the     • be a citizen of the United States
required. If signature is missing     day of the next general election         • be a resident of Iowa
from registration form, you will be   • not currently be in jail for a         • be at least 17-1/2 years old (you
notified your registration is         criminal conviction                      must be 18 to vote)
incomplete.                                                                    • not have been convicted of a
To register in Illinois you must:     Mailing address:                         felony (or have had your rights
• be a citizen of the United States    Election Division                       restored)
• be a resident of Illinois and of     Office of the Secretary of State        • not currently be judged by a court
your election precinct at least 30     302 West Washington Street,             to be "incompetent to vote"
days before the next election          Room E-204                              • not claim the right to vote in more
• be at least 18 years old on or       Indianapolis, IN 46204-2743             than one place
before the next election                                                       • give up your right to vote in any
• not be in jail for a felony                                                  other place
conviction
                                                     Iowa
• not claim the right to vote                                                  Mailing address:
                                      Updated: 03-01-06
anywhere else
                                                                                Elections Division
                                      Registration Deadline — Must be           Office of the Secretary of State
Mailing address:                      delivered by 5 p.m. 10 days before        Lucas Building-1st Floor
 State Board of Elections             the election, if it is a state primary    321 E. 12th Street
 1020 S. Spring Street                or general election; 11 days before       Des Moines, IA 50319
 Springfield, IL 62704                all others. Registration forms which
                                      are postmarked 15 or more days
                                      before an election are considered                     Kansas
             Indiana                  on time even if received after the
                                      deadline.                                Updated: 03-01-06
Updated: 03-01-06
                                      6. ID Number. Your ID number is          Registration Deadline —
Registration Deadline — 29 days       your Iowa driver's license number        Postmarked or delivered 15 days
before the election.                  (or Iowa non-driver identification       before the election.
6. ID Number. Your state voter ID     number) if you have one, if not
                                                                               6. ID Number. Your completed
number is your ten digit Indiana      then the last four digits of your
                                                                               voter registration form must
issued driver's license number. If    social security number. The ID
                                                                               contain your state issued driver's
you do not possess an Indiana         number you provide will be
                                                                               license number or nondriver's
driver's license then provide the     verified with the Iowa Department
                                                                               identification card number. If you
last four digits of your social       of Transportation or the Social
                                                                               do not have a driver's license or
security number. Please indicate      Security Administration.
                                                                               nondriver's identification card, you
which number was provided.            7. Choice of Party. You may, but
                                                                               must include the last four digits of
(Indiana Code 3-7-13-13)              do not have to, register with a party
                                                                               your social security number. If you
                                      in advance if you want to take part
7. Choice of Party. Leave blank.                                               do not have a driver's license or a
                                      in that party’s primary election.
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave                                                 nondriver's identification card or
                                      You may change or declare a party
blank.                                                                         social security number, please
                                                          8
                                       State Instructions
write "NONE" on the form. A            only and is not released to the         security number may be provided
unique identifying number will be      public (KRS 116.155). No person         on a voluntary basis. Neither the
assigned by the State. The number      shall be denied the right to register   registrar nor the Department of
you provide will be used for           because of failure to include social    State shall disclose the social
administrative purposes only and       security number.                        security number of a registered
will not be disclosed to the public.   7. Choice of Party. You must            voter or circulate the social security
(KSA 25-2309).                         register with a party if you want to    numbers of registered voters on
7. Choice of Party. You must           take part in that party’s primary       commercial lists (R.S. 18:104 and
register with a party if you want to   election, caucus, or convention.        154; 42 U.S.C. 405).
take part in that party’s primary      8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          7. Choice of Party. If you do not
election, caucus, or convention.       blank.                                  list a party affiliation, you cannot
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave         9. Signature. To register in            vote in the Presidential Preference
blank.                                 Kentucky you must:                      Primary and party committee
9. Signature. To register in Kansas                                            elections. Political party affiliation
                                       • be a citizen of the United States
you must:                                                                      is not required for any other
                                       • be a resident of Kentucky
                                                                               election.
• be a citizen of the United States    • be a resident of the county for at
• be a resident of Kansas              least 28 days prior to the election     8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are
• be 18 by the next election           date                                    requested to fill in this box. See the
• have completed the terms of your     • be 18 years of age on or before       list of choices under the
sentence if convicted of a felony; a   the next general election               Application Instructions for Box 8
person serving a sentence for a        • not be a convicted felon or if you    (on page 2).
felony conviction is ineligible to     have been convicted of a felony,        9. Signature. To register in
vote                                   your civil rights must have been        Louisiana you must:
• not claim the right to vote in any   restored by executive pardon            • be a citizen of the United States
other location or under any other      • not have been judged “mentally        • be a resident of Louisiana.
name                                   incompetent” in a court of law          Residence address must be address
• not be excluded from voting for      • not claim the right to vote           where you claim homestead
mental incompetence by a court of      anywhere outside Kentucky               exemption, if any.
competent jurisdiction                                                         • be at least 17 years old, and be 18
                                       Mailing address:                        years old prior to the next election
Mailing address:                        State Board of Elections               to vote
                                        140 Walnut Street                      • not currently be under an order of
 Secretary of State
                                        Frankfort, KY 40601-3240               imprisonment for conviction of a
 1st Floor, Memorial Hall
                                                                               felony
 120 SW 10th Ave.
                                                                               • not currently be under a judgment
 Topeka, KS 66612-1594                            Louisiana                    of interdiction for mental
                                                                               incompetence
           Kentucky                    Updated: 03-01-06

Updated: 03-01-06                      Registration Deadline — 30 days
                                       before the election.

Registration Deadline — 29 days        6. ID Number. You must provide          Mailing address:
before the election.                   your Louisiana driver's license          Secretary of State
                                       number, if issued. If not issued,        Attention: Voter Registration
6. ID Number. Your full social         you must provide at least the last       P.O. Box 94125
security number is required. It is     four digits of your social security      Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125
used for administrative purposes       number, if issued. The full social
                                                           9
                                        State Instructions
              Maine                     Registration Deadline — 9:00                    * you have completed the
                                        p.m. 21 days before the election.      court-imposed sentence [2] (first
Updated: 03-01-06                                                              conviction), or
                                        6. ID Number. If you have a                     * at least 3 years have
                                        current, valid Maryland driver’s       passed since you completed the
Registration Deadline —
                                        license or a Motor Vehicle             court-imposed sentence [2] (second
Delivered 10 business days before
                                        Administration identification card,    or later conviction).
the election (or a voter may register
                                        you must enter the driver’s license
in-person up to and including
                                        or identification number. If you do    [1] Infamous crime means any
election day).
                                        not have a current, valid Maryland     felony or any other crime involving
6. ID Number. You must list your        driver’s license or Motor Vehicle      an element of deceit, fraud or
valid Maine driver's license            Administration identification card,    corruption.
number. If you don't have a valid       you must enter at least the last 4     [2] The court-imposed sentence
Maine driver's license, then you        digits of your social security         includes probation, parole,
must provide the last four digits of    number. However, please note, the      community service, restitutions and
your Social Security Number.            disclosure of your full Social         fines.
Voters who don't have either of         Security number is voluntary. The
these forms of ID must write            statutory authority allowing
                                                                               Mailing address:
"NONE" in this space.                   election officials to request your
                                        full Social Security number is          State Board of Elections
7. Choice of Party. You must
                                        Election Law Article, Section 3-        P.O. Box 6486
register with a party if you want to
                                        202, Annotated Code of Maryland.        Annapolis, MD 21401-0486
take part in that party’s primary
election, caucus, or convention         The number will be used only for
(unless otherwise permitted by a        registration and other                         Massachusetts
political party).                       administrative purposes. It will be
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          kept confidential.                     Updated: 03-01-06
blank.                                  7. Choice of Party. You must
                                        register with a party if you want to   Registration Deadline — 20 days
9. Signature. To register in Maine
                                        take part in that party’s primary      before the election.
you must:
                                        election.
• be a citizen of the United States                                            6. ID Number. Federal law
                                        8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
• be a resident of Maine and the                                               requires that you provide your
                                        blank.
municipality in which you want to                                              driver’s license number to register
vote                                    9. Signature. To register in
                                                                               to vote. If you do not have a current
• be at least 17 years old (you must    Maryland you must:
                                                                               and valid Massachusetts’ driver’s
be 18 years old to vote)                • be a U.S. citizen                    license then you must provide the
                                        • be a Maryland resident               last four (4) digits of your social
Mailing address:                        • be at least 18 years old by the      security number. If you have
 Elections Division                     next general election                  neither, you must write “NONE” in
 Bureau of Corporations,                • not be under guardianship for        the box and a unique identifying
 Elections and Commissions              mental disability                      number will be assigned to you.
 101 State House Station                • not have been convicted of           7. Choice of Party. If you do not
 Augusta, ME 04333-0101                 buying or selling votes                designate a party of political
                                        • not have been convicted more         designation in this box, you will be
                                        than once of a crime of violence       registered as unenrolled.
           Maryland                     (Criminal Law, Art. 14-101)            Unenrolled voters may participate
                                        • not have been convicted of an        in party primaries. However, an
Updated: 03-01-06
                                        infamous crime [1] unless:             unenrolled voter must enroll in a
                                                 * you have been pardoned,
                                                         10
                                        State Instructions
party on the day of the Presidential    A unique identifying number will                   •   temporarily residing
Preference Primary in order to          be assigned by the State.                              overseas.
participate in that primary.            7. Choice of Party. A "choice of
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          party" is not required for voter       Mailing address:
blank.                                  registration.                           Michigan Department of State
9. Signature. To register in            8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          Bureau of Elections
Massachusetts you must:                 blank.                                  P.O. Box 20126
• be a citizen of the United States     9. Signature. To register in            Lansing, MI 48901-0726
• be a resident of Massachusetts        Michigan you must:
• be 18 years old on or before the      • be a citizen of the United States
next election                           • be 18 years old by the next                     Minnesota
• not have been convicted of            election
corrupt practices in respect to         • be a resident of Michigan and at     Updated: 03-01-06
elections                               least a 30 day resident of your city
• not be under guardianship with        or township by election day            Registration Deadline —
respect to voting                       • not be confined in a jail after      Delivered by 5:00 p.m. 21 days
• not be currently incarcerated for a   being convicted and sentenced          before the election (there is also
felony conviction                                                              election day registration at polling
                                                                               places).
                                        Notice: Michigan law requires that
Mailing address:                        the same address be used for voter     6. ID Number. Federal law
 Secretary of the Commonwealth          registration and driver license        requires that you provide your
 Elections Division, Room 1705          purposes. Therefore, if the            driver’s license number to register
 One Ashburton Place                    residence address you provide on       to vote for federal offices. If you
 Boston, MA 02108                       this form differs from the address     do not have a driver’s license then
                                        shown on a driver license or           you will have to provide the last
                                        personal identification card issued    four digits of your social security
           Michigan                     by the State of Michigan, the          number. If you have neither, please
                                        Secretary of State will                write “NONE” on the form. A
Updated: 03-01-06                       automatically change your driver       unique identifying number will
                                        license or personal identification     instead be assigned to you by your
Registration Deadline — 30 days
                                        card address to match the residence    State.
before the election.
                                        address entered on this form. If an    7. Choice of Party. Leave blank.
6. ID Number. Your completed            address change is made, the            8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
voter registration form must            Secretary of State will mail you an    blank.
contain your state issued driver's      address update sticker for your        9. Signature. To register in
license number or state issued          driver license or personal             Minnesota you must:
personal identification card            identification card.                   • be a citizen of the United States
number. If you do not have a                                                   • be a resident of Minnesota for 20
driver's license or state issued        Caution: If you register by mail,      days before the next election
personal identification card, you       you must vote in person at your        • reside at the address given
must include the last four digits of    assigned precinct the first time you   • be 18 years old by election day
your social security number. If you     vote, unless you are:                  • not be convicted of treason or a
do not have a driver's license or a                                            felony without having your civil
                                                   • disabled as defined
state issued personal identification                                           rights restored
                                                       by state law;
card or a social security number,                                              • not be under court-ordered
please write "NONE" on the form.                   • 60 years of age or
                                                       older; or               guardianship of the person without
                                                                               retaining the right to vote
                                                        11
                                       State Instructions
• not be found legally incompetent     vehicle, statutory rape, carjacking,   • not be on probation or parole after
by a court.                            or bigamy, or have had your rights     conviction of a felony, until finally
                                       restored as required by law            discharged from such probation or
Mailing address:                       • not have been declared mentally      parole
                                       incompetent by a court                 • not be convicted of a felony or
 Secretary of State
                                       Note: State law changed by federal     misdemeanor connected with the
 60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
                                       court order in 1998 and by state       right of suffrage
 St. Paul, MN 55103-1855
                                       legislation in 2000. We now accept     • not be adjudged incapacitated by
                                       the form as registration for voting    any court of law
          Mississippi                  for all state and federal offices.     • not be confined under a sentence
                                                                              of imprisonment
Updated: 03-01-06                      Mailing address:
                                        Secretary of State                    Mailing address:
Registration Deadline — 30 days                                                Secretary of State
                                        P.O. Box 136
before the election.                                                           P.O. Box 1767
                                        Jackson, MS 39205-0136
6. ID Number. You are required to                                              Jefferson City, MO 65102-1767
provide your current and valid
driver's license number or, if you
                                                   Missouri
don’t have one, the last four digits
                                                                                          Montana
                                       Updated: 10-29-2003
of your social security number.
                                                                              Updated: 03-01-06
7. Choice of Party Mississippi         Registration Deadline — 28 days
does not have party registration.      before the election.                   Registration Deadline — 30 days
Therefore, you do not have to                                                 before the election.
register with a party if you want to   6. ID Number. The last four digits
take part in that party’s primary      of your social security number are     6. ID Number. You must provide
election, caucus, or convention.       required unless no social security     your Montana driver's license
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave         number exists. ( 115.155, RSMO)        number. If you do not have a
blank.                                 Any electronic media, printouts or     Montana driver's license number
9. Signature. To register in           mailing labels provided under this     then you must list the LAST FOUR
Mississippi you must:                  section shall not include telephone    DIGITS OF YOUR SOCIAL
                                       numbers and social security            SECURITY NUMBER. If you
• be a citizen of the United States
                                       numbers of voters (115.157             have neither a driver's license, nor
• have lived in Mississippi and in
                                       RSMO).                                 a social security number, please
your county (and city, if
                                       7. Choice of Party. You do not         write “NONE” on the form. The
applicable) 30 days before the
                                       have to register with a party if you   state of Montana will assign to you
election in which you want to vote
                                       want to take part in that party’s      a unique identifying number.
• be 18 years old by the time of the
general election in which you want     primary election, caucus, or           7. Choice of Party. Montana does
to vote                                convention.                            not require party registration to
• have not been convicted of           8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave         participate in any election.
murder, rape, bribery, theft, arson,   blank.                                 8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
obtaining money or goods under         9. Signature. To vote in Missouri      blank.
false pretense, perjury, forgery,      you must:                              9. Signature. To register in
embezzlement, armed robbery,           • be a citizen of the United States    Montana you must:
extortion, felony bad check, felony    • be a resident of Missouri            • be a citizen of the United States
shoplifting, larceny, receiving        • be at least 17-1/2 years of age      • be at least 18 years old on or
stolen property, robbery, timber       (you must be 18 to vote)               before the election
larceny, unlawful taking of a motor
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                                        State Instructions
• be a resident of Montana and of       first Tuesday after the first Monday   receive a Nonpartisan Ballot for the
the county in which you want to         of November                            Primary Election.
vote for at least 30 days before the    • not have been convicted of a         8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
next election                           felony, or if convicted, have had      blank.
• not be in a penal institution for a   your civil rights restored             9. Signature. To register in Nevada
felony conviction                       • not have been officially found to    you must:
• not currently be determined by a      be mentally incompetent
                                                                               • be a citizen of the United States
court to be of unsound mind
                                                                               • have attained the age of 18 years
• meet these qualifications by the      Mailing address:                       on the date of the next election
next election day if you do not          Nebraska Secretary of State           • have continuously resided in the
currently meet them                      Suite 2300, State Capitol Bldg.       State of Nevada, in your county, at
                                         Lincoln, NE 68509-4608                least 30 days and in your precinct
Mailing address:                                                               at least 10 days before the next
 Secretary of State’s Office                                                   election
 P.O. Box 202801                                     Nevada                    • not currently be laboring under
 State Capitol                                                                 any felony conviction or other loss
 Helena, MT 59620-2801                  Updated: 10-29-2003
                                                                               of civil rights that would make it
                                                                               unlawful for you to vote
                                        Registration Deadline — 9:00
           Nebraska                                                            • not be determined by a court of
                                        p.m. on the fifth Saturday before
                                                                               law to be mentally incompetent
                                        any primary or general election.
Updated: 03-01-06                                                              • claim no other place as your legal
                                        9:00 p.m. on the third Saturday
                                                                               residence
                                        before any recall or special
Registration Deadline — The             election. However, if a recall or
third Friday before the election (or    special election is held on the same   Mailing address:
delivered by 6 p.m. on the second       day as a primary or general             Secretary of State
Friday before the election).            election, the registration closes at    Elections Divisions
6. ID Number. You must provide          9:00 p.m. on the fifth Saturday         101 North Carson Street
your Nebraska driver's license          before the day for the elections.       Suite 3, Capitol Complex
number. If you do not have a                                                    Carson City, NV 89701-4786
                                        6. ID Number. You must supply a
Nebraska driver's license number        Nevada Driver’s License Number
then you must list the last four        if you have been issued one. If you    Local county addresses:
digits of your social security          do not have a Driver’s License          You also may return completed
number.                                 Number, you must supply at least        applications to the County
7. Choice of Party. You must            the last four digits of your Social     Clerk/Registrar where you
register with a party if you want to    Security Number. If you do not          normally reside. A complete list
take part in that party’s primary       have a Social Security Number,          is available on Nevada's web
election, caucus, or convention.        please contact your County              site: www.sos.state.nv.us
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          Clerk/Registrar to be assigned a
blank.                                  unique identifier.                           New Hampshire
9. Signature. To register in            7. Choice of Party. You must
Nebraska you must:                      register with a party if you want to   Updated: 03-01-06
• be a citizen of the United States     take part in that party’s primary
• be a resident of Nebraska             election, caucus, or convention. If    Registration Deadline — New
• be at least 18 years of age or will   you register with a minor political    Hampshire town and city clerks
be 18 years of age on or before the     party, or as a Nonpartisan you will    will accept this application only as
                                                                               a request for their own absentee
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                                       State Instructions
voter mail-in registration form,       the day of a primary election. In       registration records of your
which must be received by your         New Jersey, a primary election is       locality, which are open to
city or town clerk by 10 days          only held for the Democratic and        inspection by the public in the
before the election.                   Republican parties. A voter may         office of the county clerk.
                                       also file a political party             However, your social security
New Hampshire town and city            declaration form to become a            number and date of birth will
clerks will accept this application    member of a political party. If a       remain confidential and will not be
only as a request for their own        declared voter wished to change         disclosed to the public.
absentee voter mail-in registration    party affiliation he or she must file   Computerized listings of limited
form. You need to fill in only Box     a declaration form 50 days before       voter registration information
1 and Box 2 or 3.                      the primary election, in order to       (without social security number or
The application should be mailed to    vote.                                   birth date) are available to the
your town or city clerk at your zip                                            general public, and are furnished
                                       8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
code. These addresses are listed on                                            upon request to incumbent election
                                       blank.
the Secretary of State web site at                                             officeholders, candidates, political
http://www.state.nh.us/sos/clerks.     9. Signature. To register in New
                                       Jersey you must:                        parties, courts and non-profit
htm                                                                            organizations promoting voter
It should be mailed in plenty of       • be a citizen of the United States
                                                                               participation and registration, for
time for your town or city clerk to    • be at least 18 years of age by the
                                                                               political purposes only (§1-5-19B,
mail you their own form and for        time of the next election
                                                                               NMSA 1978).
you to return that form to them by     • be a resident of this State and
                                       county at your address at least 30      7. Choice of Party. You must
10 days before the election.                                                   register with a party if you want to
                                       days before the next election
                                       • not be serving a sentence or on       take part in that party’s primary
                                       parole or probation as the result of    election, caucus, or convention.
          New Jersey                                                           8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
                                       a conviction of any indictable
                                       offense under the laws of this or       blank.
Updated: 10-29-2003
                                       another state or of the United States   9. Signature. To register in New
Registration Deadline — 29 days                                                Mexico you must:
before the election.                   Mailing address:                        • be a citizen of the United States
                                        New Jersey Department of Law           • be a resident of the State of New
6. ID Number. The last four digits      and Public Safety                      Mexico
of your Social Security number OR       Division of Elections                  • be 18 years of age at the time of
your New Jersey Driver's License        PO BOX 304                             the next election
number is required for voter            Trenton, NJ 08625-0304                 • not have been denied the right to
registration. If you do not possess                                            vote by a court of law by reason of
either of these identifications,                                               mental incapacity and, if I have
please write "NONE" on the form.                New Mexico                     been convicted of a felony, I have
The State will assign a number that                                            completed all conditions of
will serve to identify you for voter   Updated: 03-01-06                       probation or parole, served the
registration purposes.                                                         entirety of a sentence or have been
7. Choice of Party. New Jersey's       Registration Deadline — 28 days         granted a pardon by the Governor.
voter registration form does not       before the election.
provide a check-off for political
                                       6. ID Number. Your full social          Mailing address:
party affiliation. A newly
registered voter or voter who has      security number is required. This        Bureau of Elections
never voted in a political party       registration card containing your        325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
primary election can declare party     social security number will become       Santa Fe, NM 87503
affiliation at the polling place on    part of the permanent voter
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                                       State Instructions
           New York                                                              • not be registered or vote in any
                                                                                 other county or state
                                              North Carolina
Updated: 03-01-06                                                                Mailing address:
                                       Updated: 03-01-06                            State Board of Elections
Registration Deadline — 25 days                                                     P.O. Box 27255
before the election.                                                                Raleigh, NC 27611-7255
                                       Registration Deadline —
6. ID Number..Federal law              Postmarked 25 days before the
requires that you provide your         election or received in the elections
                                       office or designated voter
                                                                                         North Dakota
driver’s license number to register
to vote. If you do not have a          registration agency site by 5:00
                                                                                 Updated: 03-01-06
driver’s license then you will have    p.m. 25 days before the election.
to provide at least the last four                                                North Dakota does not have voter
                                       6. ID Number. Provide your North
digits of your social security                                                   registration.
                                       Carolina driver’s license number,
number. If you have neither, please
                                       or North Carolina Department of
write “NONE” on the form. A
                                       Motor Vehicles ID number. If you
unique identifying number will be                                                               Ohio
                                       do not have a driver's license, then
assigned to you by your State.
                                       list the last four digits of your
7. Choice of Party. You must                                                     Updated: 03-01-06
                                       social security number.
enroll with a party if you want to
vote in that party’s primary           7. Choice of Party. You must
                                       register with a party to vote in that     Registration Deadline — 30 days
election or caucus.                                                              before the election.
                                       party’s primary unless that party
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave         allows unaffiliated voters to vote in     6. ID Number. Your social
blank.                                 its primary. If you indicate a            security number is requested.
9. Signature. To register in New       political party that is not a qualified   Providing this number is voluntary.
York you must:                         party, or indicate no party, you will     This information allows the Board
• be a citizen of the United States    be listed as “Unaffiliated”.              of Elections to verify your
• be a resident of the county, or of   8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are          registration if necessary (O.R.C.
the City of New York, at least 30      required to fill in this box.             3503.14). [Federal law requires
days before an election                However, your application will not        that you provide your driver’s
• be 18 years old by December 31       be rejected if you fail to do so. See     license number to register to vote.
of the year in which you file this     the list of choices under the             If you do not have a driver’s
form (Note: You must be 18 years       Application Instructions for Box 8        license then you will have to
old by the date of the general,        (on page 2).                              provide at least the last four digits
primary, or other election in which                                              of your social security number. If
                                       9. Signature. To register in North
you want to vote)                                                                you don’t have either number you
                                       Carolina you must:
• not be in jail or on parole for a                                              will have to write “NONE” on the
felony conviction                      • be a citizen of the United States
                                       • be a resident of North Carolina         form and the State will assign you a
• not currently be judged                                                        number.]
incompetent by order of a court of     and the county in which you live
                                       for at least 30 days prior to the         7. Choice of Party. You do not
competent judicial authority                                                     register with a party if you want to
• not claim the right to vote          election
                                       • be 18 years of age by the day of        take part in that party’s primary
elsewhere                                                                        election. Party affiliation is
                                       the next general election
                                       • have your rights of citizenship         established by voting at a primary
Mailing address:                       restored if you have been convicted       election.
 NYS Board of Elections                of a felony                               8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
 40 Steuben Street                                                               blank.
 Albany, NY 12207-2108
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                                        State Instructions
9. Signature. To register in Ohio       • be 18 years old on or before the     • be at least 18 years old by
you must:                               date of the next election              election day
• be a citizen of the United States     • have not been convicted of a
• be a resident of Ohio                 felony, for which a period of time     Mailing address:
• be 18 years old on or before          equal to the original sentence has
                                                                                Secretary of State
election day. If you will be 18 on or   not expired, or for which you have
                                                                                Elections Division
before the day of the general           not been pardoned
                                                                                141 State Capitol
election, you may vote in the           • not now be under judgment as an
                                                                                Salem, OR 97310-0722
primary election for candidates         incapacitated person, or a partially
only.                                   incapacitated person prohibited
• not be convicted of a felony and      from registering to vote                        Pennsylvania
currently incarcerated
• not be found incompetent by a         Mailing address:                       Updated: 03-01-06
court for purposes of voting             Oklahoma State Election Board
                                         Box 528800                            Registration Deadline — 30 days
Mailing address:                         Oklahoma City, OK 73152-8800          before an election or primary.
 Secretary of State of Ohio                                                    6. ID Number. You must supply a
 Elections Division                                                            Driver's License Number, if you
 180 E. Broad Street — 15th
                                                     Oregon                    have one. If you do not have a
 Floor                                                                         Driver's License Number, you must
                                        Updated: 03-01-06
 Columbus, OH 43215                                                            supply the last four digits of your
                                                                               social Security Number. If you do
                                        Registration Deadline — 21 days        not have a Social Security Number,
           Oklahoma                     before the election                    please write “NONE” in the box.
Updated: 10-29-2003
                                                                               7. Choice of Party. You must
                                        6. ID Number. Federal law
                                                                               register with a party if you want to
                                        requires that you provide your
Registration Deadline — 25 days                                                take part in that party’s primary
                                        driver’s license number to register
before the election.                                                           election.
                                        to vote. If you do not have a
                                        driver’s license then you will have    8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are
6. ID Number. The last four digits                                             requested to fill in this box. See the
of your social security number are      to provide at least the last four
                                        digits of your social security         list of choices under the
required. (Oklahoma Title 26,                                                  Application Instructions for Box 8
Section 4-112) In addition, your        number. If you have neither, you
                                        will need to write “NONE” on the       (on page 2).
Oklahoma driver’s license number
                                        form. A unique identifying number      9. Signature. To register in
is requested.
                                        will instead be assigned to you by     Pennsylvania you must:
7. Choice of Party. You must
                                        your State.                            • be a citizen of the United States at
register with a party if you want to
                                        7. Choice of Party. You must           least one month before the next
take part in that party’s primary
                                        register with a party if you want to   election
election, caucus, or convention.
                                        take part in that party’s primary      • be a resident of Pennsylvania and
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          election.                              your election district at least 30
blank.                                                                         days before the election
                                        8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
9. Signature. To register in            blank.                                 • be at least 18 years of age on the
Oklahoma you must:                                                             day of the next election
                                        9. Signature. To register in Oregon
• be a citizen of the United States     you must:
and a resident of the State of                                                 Mailing address:
Oklahoma                                • be a citizen of the United States
                                        • be a resident of Oregon

                                                        16
                                        State Instructions
  Office of the Secretary of the        • be 18 years old by election day        under the Application Instructions
  Commonwealth                          • be neither serving a sentence,         for Box 8 (on page 2).
  210 North Office Bldg.                including probation or parole, for       9. Signature. To register in South
  Harrisburg, PA 17120-0029             which you were imprisoned, upon          Carolina you must:
                                        final conviction of a felony             • be a citizen of the United States
                                        imposed on any date; nor serving         • be at least 18 years old on or
         Rhode Island                   any sentence, whether incarcerated       before the next election
                                        or suspended, on probation or            • be a resident of South Carolina,
Updated: 03-01-06                       parole, upon final conviction of a       your county and precinct
                                        felony committed after November          • not be confined in any public
Registration Deadline — 30 days         5, 1986
before the election.                                                             prison resulting from a conviction
                                        • not have been lawfully judged to       of a crime
6. ID Number. The applicant shall       be mentally incompetent                  • never have been convicted of a
be required to provide his/her                                                   felony or offense against the
Rhode Island driver's license           Mailing address:                         election laws, or if previously
number if the applicant has been         Rhode Island State Board of             convicted, have served your entire
issued a current and valid Rhode         Elections                               sentence, including probation or
Island driver's license. In the case     50 Branch Ave.                          parole, or have received a pardon
of an applicant who has not been         Providence, RI 02904-2790               for the conviction
issued a current and valid driver's                                              • not be under a court order
license he/she must provide the last                                             declaring you mentally
four (4) digits of his/her social              South Carolina                    incompetent
security number. An applicant,                                                   • claim the address on the
who has neither, will be assigned a     Updated: 03-01-06                        application as your only legal place
unique identifying number by the                                                 of residence and claim no other
State of Rhode Island.                  Registration Deadline — 30 days          place as your legal residence
7. Choice of Party. In Rhode            before the election.
Island, a person must register with     6. ID Number. Your full social           Mailing address:
a party if he/she wishes to take part   security number is required. It is        State Election Commission
in that party's primary election. A     required by the South Carolina            P.O. Box 5987
person who fails to register with a     Code of Laws and is used for              Columbia, SC 29250-5987
party at the time of registration       internal purposes only. Social
may, if he/she chooses, register        security number does not appear on               South Dakota
with a party on the day of that         any report produced by the State
party's primary and take part in that   Election Commission nor is it            Updated: 03-01-06
party's primary election. If a          released to any unauthorized
person does not register with a         individual. (South Carolina Title        Registration Deadline —
party, he/she can still vote in                                                  Received 15 days before the
                                        7-5-170)
general elections and non-partisan                                               election.
                                        7. Choice of Party. You do not
primary elections.
                                        have to register with a party if you     6. ID Number. Your driver’s
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          want to take part in that party’s        license number is requested. If you
blank.                                  primary election, caucus, or             do not have a valid driver's license,
9. Signature. To register in Rhode      convention.                              you must provide the last four
Island you must:                        8. Race or Ethnic Group. You are         digits of your social security
• be a citizen of the United States     required to fill in this box. Your       number.
• be a resident of Rhode Island for     application may be rejected if you       7. Choice of Party. You must
30 days preceding the next election     fail to do so. See the list of choices   register with a party if you want to
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                                        State Instructions
take part in that party’s primary       • be a resident of Tennessee             • be a resident of the county in
election, caucus, or convention.        • be at least 18 years old on or         which the application for
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave          before the next election                 registration is made
blank.                                  • not have been convicted of a           • be at least 17 years and 10 months
9. Signature. To register in South      felony, or if convicted, have had        old (you must be 18 to vote)
Dakota you must:                        your full rights of citizenship          • not be finally convicted of a
                                        restored (or have received a             felony, or if a convicted felon, you
• be a citizen of the United States
                                        pardon)                                  must have fully discharged your
• reside in South Dakota
                                        • not be adjudicated incompetent         punishment, including any
• be 18 years old by the next
                                        by a court of competent jurisdiction     incarceration, parole, supervision,
election
                                        (or have been restored to legal          period of probation or be pardoned.
• not be currently serving a
                                        capacity)                                • have not been declared mentally
sentence for a felony conviction
                                                                                 incompetent by final judgment of a
which included imprisonment,
                                        Mailing address:                         court of law
served or suspended, in an adult
penitentiary system                      Coordinator of Elections
• not have been adjudged mentally        Tennessee Tower, Ninth Floor            Mailing address:
incompetent by a court                   312 Eighth Avenue, North                 Office of the Secretary of State
                                         Nashville, TN 37243                      Elections Division
                                                                                  P.O. Box 12060
Mailing address:
                                                                                  Austin, TX 78711-2060
 Elections, Secretary of State                        Texas
 500 E. Capitol
 Pierre, SD 57501-5070                  Updated: 03-01-06                                       Utah
                                        Registration Deadline — 30 days          Updated: 03-01-06
           Tennessee                    before the election.
                                                                                 Registration Deadline — 20 days
Updated: 03-01-06                       6. ID Number. You must provide           before the election.
                                        your driver’s license number to
Registration Deadline — 30 days         register to vote. If you do not have     6. ID Number. Your completed
before the election.                    a driver’s license then you will         voter registration form must
                                        have to provide at least the last four   contain your state issued driver's
6. ID Number. Your full social          digits of your social security           license number or nonoperating
security number is required. Social     number. If you have neither, please      identification number. If you do
security number, if any, is required    write “NONE” on the form. A              not have a driver's license or
for purposes of identification and to   unique identifying number will           nonoperating identification, you
avoid duplicate registration (TCA       instead be assigned to you by your       must include the last four digits of
2.2.116).                               State.                                   your social security number. If you
7. Choice of Party. You do not          7. Choice of Party. You do not           do not have a driver's license or a
have to register with a party if you    have to register with a party if you     nonoperating identification or a
want to take part in that party’s       want to take part in that party’s        social security number, please
primary election, caucus, or            primary election, caucus, or             write "NONE" on the form. A
convention.                             convention.                              unique identifying number will be
8. Race or Ethnic Group.                8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave           assigned by the State.
Optional.                               blank.                                   7. Choice of Party. Declaring a
9. Signature. To register in            9. Signature. To register in Texas       party is not required in order to
Tennessee you must:                     you must:                                register to vote. However, Utah's
• be a citizen of the United States                                              election law allows each political
                                        • be a citizen of the United States
                                                        18
                                        State Instructions
party to choose whom it will allow      assign you a unique identifying
to vote in its primary election. If     number.                                Registration Deadline —
you do not affiliate with a party,      7. Choice of Party. Vermont does       Delivered 29 days before the
you may be restricted from voting       not require party registration to      election.
in the primary.                         participate in any election.
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave                                                 6. ID Number. Your full social
                                        8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
blank.                                                                         security number is required. Your
                                        blank.
                                                                               social security number will appear
9. Signature. To register in Utah       9. Signature. To register in           on reports produced only for
you must:                               Vermont you must:                      official use by voter registration
• be a citizen of the United States     • be a citizen of the United States    and election officials and, for jury
• have resided in Utah for 30 days      • be a resident of Vermont             selection purposes, by courts.
immediately before the next             • be 18 years of age on or before      Article II, §2, Constitution of
election                                election day                           Virginia (1971).
• be at least 18 years old on or        • have taken the following Oath in     7. Choice of Party. You do not
before the next election                the presence of a notary public or     have to register with a party if you
• not be a convicted felon currently    other authorized official: You         want to take part in that party’s
incarcerated for commission of a        solemnly swear (or affirm) that        primary election, caucus, or
felony                                  whenever you give your vote or         convention.
• not be convicted of treason or        suffrage, touching any matter that
                                        concerns the state of Vermont, you     8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
crime against the elective
                                        will do it so as in your conscience    blank.
franchise, unless restored to civil
rights                                  you shall judge will most conduce      9. Signature. To register in
• not be found to be mentally           to the best good of the same, as       Virginia you must:
incompetent by a court of law           established by the Constitution,       • be a citizen of the United States
                                        without fear or favor of any person    • be a resident of Virginia and of
                                        [Voter’s Oath, Vermont                 the precinct in which you want to
Mailing address:
                                        Constitution, Chapter II, Section      vote
Office of the Lieutenant Governor       42]                                    • be 18 years old by the next May
P.O. Box 142325                                                                or November general election
                                        Note: If you have not taken this
Salt Lake City, UT 84114                                                       • not have been convicted of a
                                        Oath in person before submitting
                                        this application by mail, do not       felony, or have had your civil
            Vermont                     sign item 9. You may take the Oath     rights restored
                                        at the polls the first time you vote   • not currently be declared mentally
Updated: 03-01-06                       and may then sign the application,     incompetent by a court of law
                                        which will be held for you at your
Registration Deadline —                 polling place.                         Mailing address:
Delivered to the town clerk before                                              State Board of Elections
12:00 noon on the second Saturday       Mailing address:                        200 N. 9th Street, Suite 101
before the election.                     Office of the Secretary of State       Richmond, VA 23219
6. ID Number. You must provide           Director of Elections
                                         26 Terrace Street
your Vermont Driver's license
                                         Montpelier, VT 05609-1101
                                                                                        Washington
number, or if none, the last 4 digits
of your Social Security number. If                                             Updated: 10-29-2003
you do not have a Vermont Driver's                  Virginia
license or a Social Security number,                                           Registration Deadline — 30 days
please write “NONE” on the form.        Updated: 03-01-06
                                                                               before the election (or delivered in-
The Secretary of State's office will                                           person to the local voter
                                                        19
                                         State Instructions
registration office 15 days before       driver's license number or a social    election, or completed at the
the election).                           security number, please write          polling place on election day).
                                         “NONE” on the form. An
6. ID Number. You must provide           identification number will be          6. ID Number. Provide your
your driver's license number. If         assigned to you.                       driver's license number or DOT-
you do not have a Washington                                                    issued ID number or, if you have
driver's license, you must provide       7. Choice of Party. You must           no driver’s license or state-issued
the last four digits of your Social      register with a party if you want to   ID, the last 4 digits of your social
Security Number. Failure to              take part in that party’s primary      security number.
provide this information may             election, caucus, or convention
                                         (unless you request the ballot of a    7. Choice of Party. Not required.
prevent your registration from                                                  8. Race or Ethnic Group. Not
being processed.                         party which allows independents to
                                         vote)                                  required.
7. Choice of Party. You are not                                                 9. Signature. To register in
required to designate your party         8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave
                                         blank.                                 Wisconsin you must:
affiliation to register in
                                         9. Signature. To register in West      • be a citizen of the United States
Washington.
                                         Virginia you must:                     • be a resident of Wisconsin for at
8. Race or Ethnic Group. Leave                                                  least 10 days
blank.                                   • be a citizen of the United States
                                         • live in West Virginia at the above   • be 18 years old
9. Signature. To register in                                                    • not have been convicted of
                                         address
Washington you must:                                                            treason, felony or bribery, or if you
                                         • be 18 years old, or to vote in the
• be a citizen of the United States      primary be 17 years old and turning    have, your civil rights have been
• be a legal resident of Washington      18 before the general election         restored
State, your county and precinct for      • not be under conviction,             • not have been found by a court to
30 days immediately preceding the        probation, or parole for a felony,     be incapable of understanding the
election in which you want to vote       treason or election bribery            objective of the electoral process
• be at least 18 years old by            • not have been judged “mentally       • not make or benefit from a bet or
election day                             incompetent” in a court of             wage depending on the result of an
• not be convicted of infamous           competent jurisdiction                 election
crime, unless restored to civil rights                                          • not have voted at any other
                                                                                location, if registering on election
Mailing address:                         Mailing address:                       day
 Secretary of State                       Secretary of State
 Voter Registration by Mail               Building 1, Suite 157-K
                                          1900 Kanawha Blvd. East               Mailing address:
 P.O. Box 40230
                                          Charleston, WV 25305-0770              State Elections Board
 Olympia, WA 98504-0230
                                                                                 132 E. Wilson Street, Suite 200
                                                                                 P.O. Box 2973
        West Virginia                               Wisconsin                    Madison, WI 53701-2973

                                         Updated: 03-01-06
Updated: 10-29-2003                                                                        Wyoming
                                         Registration Deadline — For
Registration Deadline — 20 days                                                 Updated: 03-01-06
                                         municipalities where voter
before the election.
                                         registration is required, 13 days
6. ID Number. Enter your driver's        before the election (or completed in   Wyoming by law, cannot accept
license number or the last four          the local voter registration office    this form unless State law is
numbers of your social security          up to 5:00 pm. 1 day before the        changed.
number. If you do not have a

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