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Mary Ann Smith Says: Register to Vote!!!

A reminder from the 48th Ward email Update:

Voter Registraton and Early Voting Dates Announced

The deadline to register to vote in the November ’08 presidential election is Tuesday, October 7, 2008. If you have moved since the last election, you must re-register at your new address. You can check your registration status at www.chicagoelections.com. You can register: · by mail by downloading a Voter’s Registration Form· in person at the Chicago Board of Elections, 69 W. Washington· at your neighborhood library· with a volunteer registrar For your convenience, volunteers will be registering voters at various public locations on Saturday, September 20. They also will be going door-to-door where possible. Early voting will begin Monday, October 13 and run through October 30. You can vote at the · Chicago Board of Elections, 69 W. Washington · Edgewater Library, 1210 W. Elmdale · Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson· Other locations Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The downtown location is also open Sunday 9 a.m. – Noon. You can still vote absentee, and you can download a form to request an Absentee Ballot. The deadline for requesting an Absentee Ballot is October 31, but you are urged to send in your application as soon as possible.

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