Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Officials: Voter registration deadline is 10/9
The last day to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 9, state and county officials said.
The last day to apply for an absentee ballot in Delaware County is 5 p.m. Oct. 30. All voted absentee ballots must be received by the county’s Election Bureau by 5 p.m. Nov. 2.
The Election Bureau, located on the ground floor of the county Government Center in Media, will be open from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 27 for the purpose of distributing absentee ballots. The regular business hours at the Election Bureau are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
In order to be eligible to vote, an American citizen must be 18 years old on or before Nov. 6.
A Delaware County resident can learn if he or she is registered to vote by contacting the Voter Registration Commission at 610-891-4659. People who are hearing impaired can call a TDD line at 610-891-4306.