Voter Registration

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Voters are running out of time to register if they want to cast their ballots in the upcoming general election. Some voters are already out of time.

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Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote in New York in time for Election Day; Massachusetts' deadline is next Wednesday. People in more than 30 state can go to a federal website to be directed to the state vote registration systems. It's called vote.gov, and it's been up and running for about a year. Meghan Daly is with the U.S. General Services Administration and oversees vote.gov.

Connecticut residents will soon be automatically registered to vote when they apply for a driver's license.

Vermont officials are urging state residents to cast their ballots next week when the state’s Town Meeting Day coincides with the presidential primary.  But to do that, Vermonters must have registered by today. The presence of a hometown Senator on the ballot could boost turnout.

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Vermonters have until Wednesday to register to vote in the March 1 presidential primary on Town Meeting Day.

Residents may register at their town clerk's offices, by mail or online.

To register online, go to the Secretary of State's office website.

The deadline to apply is by 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

This week Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill into law allowing same day voter registration.  While many activists are praising the move, some concerns remain about the logistics implementing the new law.

Vermont has become the 14th state to allow voters to register up to and including Election Day.

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Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.

Vermont will become the third state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year.