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Baton Rouge, La - FOX 8 received this press release from the Louisiana's Secretary of State's Office:


Sept. 25, 2012




            Secretary of State Tom Schedler joins fellow secretaries of state on National Voter Registration Day to make eligible voters aware of the registration deadlines and requirements for the Nov. 6 election. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct. 9.


            "We are encouraging people to register today and in the coming weeks to be able to vote in the presidential election," Secretary Schedler said. "The registration deadline is exactly two weeks away."


            Citizens can always register to vote online at; at your parish's registrar of voters office; while obtaining services at the Office of Motor Vehicles, public assistance agencies, public schools, colleges and libraries; or by mail. Louisianians can also utilize our smartphone app, GeauxVote Mobile, to access registration, ballot and polling place information.


            For more information about the Secretary of State's Elections Division, visit or call 225.922.0900. And, for more information about National Voter Registration Day, visit


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