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October 2, 2012
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Campaign generates 27,000 new voters in Sept.

As voter registration nears its end this election season, the Secretary of State's office is celebrating the success of a federally funded voter registration program.

Elections Deputy Scott Gilles said the program that sent some 390,000 postcards to eligible but unregistered voters generated more than 27,000 new or updated registrations during September.

He said 16,736 of those were new voters who registered after receiving a card in the mail - nearly all of them doing so online through the newly completed elections division voter registration system.

The remaining 10,443 were updates to existing registrations by individuals who received the cards. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 2, 2012 03:18AM Published Oct 2, 2012 03:17AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.