Today’s the Last Day to Register to Vote in Over a Dozen States

Have you registered to vote yet?

By Jamilah King Oct 09, 2012

Over at The Nation, Peter Rothberg reminds us that today’s the last day to vote in over a dozen states: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, the District of Columbia and key swing states Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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And if you’re looking to protect your vote, there’s an app for that. Actually, there are several. Our community journalism coordinator Aura Bogado helped put together a list of online resources that people can use to stem the effect of voter suppression efforts across the country,