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For Immediate Release
Sept. 30, 2010

Contact: Matthew Benson
Director of Communications
(602) 350-2834 - mobile

Twitter: @therealAZsos


Not registered to vote? Deadline is Monday

Registration drive until midnight Monday to sign up voters for Nov. 2 General Election

PHOENIX Arizonans who haven't registered to vote or who need to update their registration must do so by midnight Monday, Oct. 4, in order to cast a ballot in the state's Nov. 2 General Election.

To facilitate as many new voters as possible, Secretary of State Ken Bennett will conduct a voter-registration drive on Monday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight in the parking lot just west of the Executive Tower at the State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington. Members of the Secretary of State's Office will be available to register new voters and assist already-registered voters who need to update their registration information (for those who've changed addresses, etc.). Completed registration forms also may be dropped off by individuals or organizations.

Registration by the end of Monday, Oct. 4, is necessary to vote in the General Election. Don't forget: Early voting begins Thursday, Oct. 7.

Arizona voters who are already registered need not re-register in order to cast a ballot.


What: Voter registration drive hosted by the Secretary of State's Office

When: Monday (Oct. 4), 4:30 p.m. - Midnight

Where: Parking lot on west side of Executive Tower at State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St. (Adjacent to 18 th Ave. , between Jefferson Road and Washington Street )

Why: Registration deadline is midnight Monday to participate in the Nov. 2 General Election

More information: Visit

Citizens also may visit to register to vote online.

NOTE: New registrants must prove U.S. citizenship. Citizenship can be proven by presenting an Arizona drivers license or non-operating ID (if issued after Oct. 1, 1996). Additional acceptable forms of ID/documentation are available at

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For all media questions, or to schedule an interview with Secretary Bennett, contact Matthew Benson, director of communications, at (602) 350-2834.