FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Catherine Lu, Public Information Officer
(702) 486-6982 / 334-7953
(Carson City, NV; September 23, 2013) – Tomorrow, September 24, marks National Voter Registration Day, and Secretary of State Ross Miller is joining the thousands of volunteers, celebrities, and organizations across the country who are encouraging and engaging eligible citizens to register to vote or to update their information before the 2014 election.
Approximately 33% of Nevadans are of voting age but not yet registered. The Secretary of State’s office has made registering to vote easier and faster than ever with the statewide online voter registration system at www.registertovotenv.gov.
To register online, citizens need to be at least 18 years old and have a Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driver’s license or DMV-issued identification card. The application process pulls the signature on file with the DMV and applies it to the voter’s registration record, which is then used for identification for all future elections.
For social media users, online voter registration is also available on Facebook at apps.facebook.com/nvsosnova.
Nevadans who are already registered to vote can update their address or change party affiliation at nvsos.gov/votersearch. They simply have to enter their name, date of birth, and driver’s license number or social security number to access the system.
“A few minutes of your time spent updating your voter registration profile guarantees the opportunity to vote in the next election,” said Miller. “If someone you know is eligible but not yet registered, please do your civic duty and inform them how to register.”
The Secretary of State’s office also offers an easily downloadable toolkit for businesses to encourage employees to register to vote in time for the 2014 elections. The customizable voter registration toolkits provide readily available information, posters, and ideas to promote registration activities, requirements, and deadlines.
Toolkits are available in both English and Spanish in the Elections Center of the Secretary of State’s website, www.nvsos.gov, or by clicking here. Call (775) 684-5705 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information.
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