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October 2014 [YOUR PHONE]
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[State} Voter Registration Deadline Coming Soon
League of Women Voters to hold registration events [add dates]
[YOUR TOWN] – The League of Women Voters will be hosting voter registration events this month at [locations] to help people register to vote and/or update their voter registration if they have moved or changed names. The deadline to register to vote is [DATE].
“Voter registration is the front door to voting and participating in U.S. elections,” said [NAME], League of Women Voters of [CITY/STATE] President. “Research shows that the majority of eligible voters that register, turn out to vote. And with so much at stake this year in [CITY/STATE], we want to help as many people as possible get registered to vote in time for Election Day.”
“Election Day will be here before we know it but the deadline to get registered or update your registration is even sooner. We try to be in the places where it is easiest to reach our neighbors that are most likely not already registered or need to update their registration like [list a few place where you events are being help, i.e. bus stops, community colleges, etc. or go to VOTE411.org and start the process of registering with our online tool],” [NAME] said.
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“All of us are equal on Election Day, but only if we register and show up to vote—and encourage our friends and family to do the same,” [NAME] concluded.
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