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2008 Elections Tip: Absentee Voting

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2008 Elections Tip from NAKA: Absentee Voting

If you cannot physically vote at your local polling booth -- college student away from home, business owners who cannot leave their businesses, workers who cannot take time off for voting, etc. -- on Nov. 4, please consider Absentee Voting by mailing in Absentee Ballot. Make your vote count! Submit application now.

Who may vote absentee?

Any person who, in the regular and orderly course of his business, profession, or occupation or while on personal business or vacation, will be absent from the county or city in which he is entitled to vote;

Any student attending a school or institution of learning, or his spouse, who will be absent on the day of election from the county or city in which he is entitled to vote;
Any person who is unable to go in person to the polls on the day of election because of a disability, illness or pregnancy ;

Any duly registered person who is unable to go in person to the polls on the day of the election because he is primarily and personally responsible for the care of an ill or disabled family member who is confined at home; or

Any person who, in the regular and orderly course of his business, profession, or occupation, will be at his place of work and commuting to and from his home to his place of work for eleven or more hours of the thirteen that the polls are open (6:00 AM to 7:00 PM). [information on additional qualifying voters can be found in the website listed below]

For more information, see, Virginia Absentee Voting information (for other states, seach for "absentee voting [your state]": http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Absentee_Voting/Index.html#Who%20May%20Vote%20Absentee

Virginia Absentee Ballot Application: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Absentee_Documents/VA_Absentee_ballot_application.pdf

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A Part of NAKA¡¯s 2008 Election-Related Activities


(Office) 9/4/2008