Voter registration

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Must voters have to prove citizenship to register?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seem conflicted on whether they think states can force people to prove their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote.

03/18/2013

Pa. detective: Prankster registered as ‘Obama’

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania detective is trying to figure out how a prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed “Barack H. Obama.”

01/16/2013

Provisional ballots could be critical

(AP) – One more thing to add to the list of potential nightmare scenarios if the presidential election is extremely close: Provisional ballots that aren’t counted for days or weeks. Voters cast provisional ballots for […]

11/06/2012

Calif. voter registration site draws 1 million

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s new voter registration site drew more than 1 million users this fall and helped at least 380,000 voters sign up for the first time. The secretary of state’s office announced […]

10/24/2012

Last day to register to vote! List of locations here

Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election, and Los Angeles County registrar workers will be staffing registration tables at more than a dozen locations to encourage people […]

10/22/2012

Voting hotline gave wrong registration deadline

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California voting officials say they have fixed a glitch that caused a hotline to give some callers the wrong voter-registration deadline. Some callers to the state’s 1-800-345-VOTE line on Monday heard […]

10/16/2012

Court will hear Ariz. case on voter registration

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will take up an appeal from Arizona over its requirement that people prove they are American citizens before registering to vote. The justices on Monday said they will review […]

10/15/2012

Voters turn to smartphones during this election (audio)

A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project highlights an electorate increasingly reliant on mobile devices to find and exchange campaign information, and fact-check presidential candidates. According to Pew’s findings, 88 percent of […]

10/11/2012

National tribal group aims to register more voters

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A national tribal advocacy group is planning a week of voter education and registration events in more than 130 communities across Indian Country in an effort to boost turnout in November. […]

09/22/2012

More than 17M Californians registered to vote

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The secretary of state’s office reports that more than 17 million Californians are registered to vote ahead of the November presidential election, or nearly 73 percent of those who are eligible […]

09/21/2012

Calif. allows complete voter registration online

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California elections officials hope to make signing up to vote easier than ever through a new online registration system. Secretary of State Debra Bowen was joined by state lawmakers and voter […]

09/19/2012