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Register To Vote - You Have Until Tomorrow

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by Josh Wood Friday October 3, 2008

Secretary of State Mollis is reminding Cranston residents that this Saturday (10/4/08) is the deadline to register to vote in November’s election.

“This election is extremely important to the future of both our country and our state. It is clear that we must make it as convenient as possible for people to make their voices heard on Nov. 4,” said Mollis.

Even though the deadline falls on a Saturday, the Cranston Board of Canvassers will be at City Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. And if you happen to be braving Route 2 traffic, Mollis will be registering voters at Cardi’s Furniture in West Warwick from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

In addition to targeting first-time voters, the special Saturday schedule gives voters who have moved or changed their names recently a convenient way to update their voter records as required by state law.

In order to register, you must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, a resident of Rhode Island and have a valid social security number or Rhode Island driver’s license. Registering to vote is free.

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