Voter Registration Drive FAQs

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General information
For voter registration drives
For election officials

 

For Election Officials

Q1. Am I required to accept voter registration applications from a VRD if their applications are turned in after the deadline?

A1. Yes. You are required to accept all applications. Please inform the VRD of the rules concerning VRDs and provide them with the Secretary of State’s contact information. You may also file a complaint against an organization that is not complying with VRD requirements.

 

Q2. Am I required to accept applications from an organization that is not registered as a VRD?

A2. Yes. You are required to accept all applications. Please inform the VRD of the rules concerning VRDs and provide them with the Secretary of State’s contact information. You may also file a complaint against an organization that is not complying with VRD requirements.

 

Q3. Am I required to accept applications that are incomplete or for another county?

A3. Yes. You are required to accept all applications. Please inform the VRD of the rules concerning VRDs and provide them with the Secretary of State’s contact information. You may also file a complaint against an organization that is not complying with VRD requirements.

 

Q4. Can I give out VRD forms to anyone who requests them?

A4. No. VRD forms should be given to approved VRDs only. The Secretary of State’s website contains an updated list of approved VRDs.

 

Q5. Am I required to keep VRD forms in stock?

A5. Counties should ensure that they have an adequate supply of VRD forms available at all times. If a county unexpectedly runs out of forms, they may refer the VRD organizer or agent to the Secretary of State’s office. Counties may request additional forms on the Secretary of State’s webpage in the Clerk’s Corner.      

 

Q6. Where can I verify whether an organization is an approved VRD?

A6. This list is available on the Clerk’s Corner under the heading “Other Tools and Resources”.     

 

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Revised 2/3/2011