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Voter Registration Information

Who May Register To Vote

You may register to vote for the March 12, 1996, Presidential Preference Primary Election if:

1. You are a citizen of the United States;

2. You will be at least 18 years old by March 12, 1996; and

3. You are a resident of Oregon.

How To Register To Vote

To register to vote in the March 12, 1996, election, your completed voter registration card must be delivered to a county elections office by February 20, 1996. A voter registration card received after February 20, 1996, that contains a postmark of February 20, 1996, or sooner will be accepted. You also may deliver your completed voter registration card to any Driver and Motor Vehicle Services (DMV) office by February 20, 1996.

If Your Name, Mailing Address or Political Party Affiliation Has Changed

If you are currently registered to vote in Oregon but your name, mailing address or party affiliation has changed since you last completed a voter registration card, complete a new voter registration card and mail it to your county elections office. A card that contains a change in political party affiliation must be received or postmarked no later than February 20, 1996, in order to receive the ballot of your new political party.

If Your Residence Address Has Changed

If you are currently registered to vote in Oregon but your residence address has changed since you last completed a voter registration card, complete a new voter registration card and mail it to your county elections office.

If you notify your county elections office of your change of residence address after February 20, 1996, you must go to your county elections office to vote. If you notify your county elections office of your change of residence address between March 5 and March 12, 1996, you will be eligible to vote on only the presidential race.

Where to Obtain a Voter Registration Card

Voter registration cards can be obtained from any county elections office, most banks and post offices, some state agencies, and are also found in many telephone books.

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