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September 27, 2008
Foreclosed? Don't forget to re-register to vote
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There are a million angles to this foreclosure crisis - which must be pushing up near 25,000 cases now in the eight-county Sacramento region - and here is another one.

  If you lost your home don't forget to re-register to vote.

  I wish I had thought of this first, but here is The New York Times with a story about foreclosed voters as the presidential election comes into view.

You have until Oct. 20 to register for this election: Here is a Q&A on the subject from the California Secretary of State's office:

  • What is the deadline to register to vote?

    The deadline to register to vote is 15 days prior to each local and statewide Election Day. To be eligible to vote in the November 4, 2008, General Election, you must register to vote by October 20, 2008.

  • I have just moved. Am I required to re-register?

    Your voter registration should always reflect your current residence. However, if you have moved from your home into a temporary residence that you do not intend to use as your permanent residence, you can continue to use your prior permanent residence where you were previously registered to vote as your address for the purpose of voting.

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