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Voter registration deadline looms

Voter registration deadline looms

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The election is eight weeks from today. If you want to have a voice or a choice, some important deadlines are looming.

The registration rolls are about to bulge.

"In fact our mail has increased for the first few days of September triple what it was," said Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen.

She predicts record turnout. As for party registration, it's an almost even sign up for the Republicans and the Democrats.

"About 200 more registered affiliated with Democrats the last month. The Republicans went down 500," she said.

Oct. 6 is the deadline to register. Otherwise, you have to register no later than Oct. 20 in person at the county clerk's office.


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