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Voter registration deadline for Presidential election Oct. 9

ROCKWALL – If you want to vote in the Nov. 6 Presidential election, the deadline is Oct. 9, 2012, at 5 pm.

To be eligible to register to vote in Texas, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be a resident of the county
  • Be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months)
  • Not be a convicted felon (unless a person’s sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • Not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law

To register, you may fill out a voter registration application online, print it and mail it to the voter registrar in your county of residence or take it in person to the office.

The Rockwall County Elections Office is located at 107 E. Kaufman St., Rockwall, TX 75087, and is open 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday.

If you mail the application, it must be postmarked by Oct.9, 2012.

For info, contact the Rockwall County Elections Office at 972-204-6200 or read the Voter Registration in Texas pamphlet.

By J.J. Smith

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