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Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

(KTIV) – The Midterm elections are less than a month and a half away, and people across the country and in Siouxland are being encouraged to register to vote if they are not already.

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a day celebrated to help people register to vote.

In Iowa, nearly two million residents are registered to vote, while in Nebraska nearly 1.2 million residents are registered and 536,413 are registered as of September 4 in the state of South Dakota.

In all three states, there are some deadlines for registration to be aware of.

In Iowa, the deadline to register online or to register in person is Saturday, October 27, though you can register and vote on Election Day. The deadline to register to vote by mail is also October 27, but must be postmarked by October 22.

To register to vote in Iowa online, you can visit the Iowa Secretary of State’s website. 

In Nebraska, the deadline to register online and by mail is Friday, October 19. The deadline to register to vote in person is Friday, October 26.

To register to vote in Nebraska online, you can visit the Nebraska Secretary of State’s website. 

In South Dakota, the deadline to register by mail or in person is Monday, October 22.

to register to vote in South Dakota, you can visit the South Dakota Secretary of State’s website. 

If you have questions or concerns about voting, polling locations, or to learn whether or not you are registered to vote, contact your local county auditor.

To learn more about National Voter Registration Day or to register to vote, visit www.nationalvoterregistrationday.org. 

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