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Voter Registration

October 10, 1994

Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election.

* Who may register: You must be a U. S. citizen, at least 18 years old on or before Election Day, and a California resident for 29 days before the election. If you move within 28 days of the election, you may vote by returning to your former precinct or by obtaining an absentee ballot for that precinct. If you are in prison or on parole for a felony conviction you are ineligible to vote.

* Reasons to register or re-register:

* If you have never registered to vote.

* If you have moved since the last election.

* If you have changed your name.

* If you want to change your party affiliation.

* How and where to register: Mail-in voter registration forms are available at county offices, city halls, fire stations, post offices, libraries and the state Department of Motor Vehicles. Voters can also call the Ventura County Elections Division office at 654-2781. The elections office is at 800 S. Victoria Ave. in the lower plaza of the Hall of Administration. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.

* Absentee ballots: Applications for absentee ballots are on the back page of your sample ballot. They may also be obtained in person or by sending a written request to the Elections Division, County Government Center, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, 93009. Written applications for absentee ballots must be received in the office between Oct. 10 and Nov. 1. You can obtain an absentee ballot in person at the elections office between Oct. 10 and Nov. 8, with the option of immediately casting your ballot in the office.

Source: Ventura County elections office.

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