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WHEREAS, registering to vote empowers eligible citizens to exercise their right to vote on Election Day; and

WHEREAS, Nevada has made great progress with nearly 1.6 million residents currently registered to vote, however more than 200,000 citizens are estimated to be eligible but not yet registered; and

WHEREAS, the voter registration process in Nevada is easier and more convenient than ever before, with online registration available at RegisterToVoteNV.gov or through in-person registration at election offices and voter registration agencies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Health and Human Services; and

WHEREAS, My Voter Page, found on the Secretary of State's webpage, allows Nevada's registered voters to check their voter registration status, view sample ballot information and3nd their polling location; and

WHEREAS, public information and education regarding voter registration and related deadlines is critical as eligible Nevadans prepare to participate in the November 8, 2016 General Election; and

WHEREAS, Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske, in cooperation with the National Association of Secretaries of State, Nevada's County Clerks and Registrars of Voters and voter registration agencies, encourage all eligible Nevadans to register to vote or to update their voter registration;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  September 2016

 VOTER REGISTRATION MONTH IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Wayne Thorley