Today is voter registration deadline
Voter registration forms are available at more than 1,240 locations in Los Angeles County, according to Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan. These include DMV offices, public libraries, fire stations, post offices, welfare offices and city clerk offices.
Voters who wish to cast their ballots by mail instead of going to a polling place have until May 12 to request vote-by-mail ballots. Such ballot applications are on the back of each sample ballot mailed to voters. They also are available at the county registrar-recorder's headquarters,12400 Imperial Highway, Norwalk; online at www.lavote.net (click on Apply for Vote by Mail Ballot), or by writing to: Registrar-Recorder, Vote by Mail Section, P.O. Box 30450, Los Angeles, CA 90030.
In addition to the statewide ballot measures, there are special elections in the 32nd Congressional District to fill the seat vacated by now-Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and in the 26th State Senate District to replace now-L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.