October 25, 2014

2013 Voter Registration

The states of New Jersey and Virginia each have statewide elections in 2013.

Are you registered to vote? Are you sure?

The UTU receives thousands of address changes quarterly from its members. But by moving to the next street, or the next town or the next state, you have likely changed your voter registration status.

Below are links to verify your registration status for each state, as well as apply for an absentee ballot or vote by mail (N.J.).

New Jersey is holding two elections 2103. One is the special election for the U.S. Senate, which is Oct. 16th. The deadline to register is Sept. 25. The regular general election (governor/legislature/referendums) will be Nov. 5. The deadline to register is Oct. 14.

In Virginia, the statewide election is on Nov. 5. The deadline for voter registration in both states is Oct. 14.vote_button_2

The first thing you should do is verify your voter status. Click on the appropriate link below. By entering some basic information, you can verify your voter registration status.

If you find you are not registered to vote, REGISTER NOW!

Once you are registered to vote, you may want apply for an absentee ballot. Workers in the transportation industry never know when they may be called to service. If you want to be sure your vote is counted, applying for an absentee ballot is the way to go. Your ballot will be sent to you in the mail and can be completed in the comfort and privacy of your own home. To apply for an absentee ballot, click on the appropriate link below.

Should you have any questions on the application process, please call the National Legislative Office at (202) 543-7714.

It’s easy. Don’t wait! Get started today.

NEW JERESY

Verify Voter Registration

https://voter.njsvrs.com/PublicAccess/servlet/com.saber.publicaccess.control.PublicAccessNavigationServlet?USERPROCESS=PublicSearch

Vote By Mail

http://nj.gov/state/elections/voting-information-vote-by-mail.html

VIRGINIA

Online Voter Registration

https://www.vote.virginia.gov/

Virginia Election Information (including Absentee Vote)

http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/