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Secretary of State going on 3,000 mile tour to get college students registered to vote

The Secretary of State is launching a 3,000-mile tour to get students registered to vote, however, the mobile office will offer full services.
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The Secretary of State's office is bringing the services to the students this fall.

Students at 18 Michigan colleges and universities will have the chance to register to vote at the mobile office, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced Tuesday morning.

The SOS office will be launching the 3,000-mile statewide "2018 ExpressSOS Voter Registration Drive" on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at Oakland Community College's Auburn Hills campus. Students are encourage to register to vote at the mobile office, as well as take care of any other Secretary of State business they might have, right on campus.

The deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 8, the day the tour concludes.

Johnson says that staff, faculty and area residents are also welcome to utilized the mobile office's services at each stop. It will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day.

The 2018 ExpressSOS Voter Registration Drive stops:

Oakland Community College – Auburn Hills Campus

Sept. 4

Campus Lot 2 near Building B

Wayne State University

Sept. 5

Gullen Mall

University of Michigan - Dearborn

Sept. 6

University Center patio

Central Michigan University

Sept. 10

University Center

Saginaw Valley State University

Sept. 12

President’s courtyard

Eastern Michigan University

Sept. 13

Student Center Patio south end

Michigan Technological University

Sept. 17

Sidewalk across from CDI Building

Northern Michigan University

Sept. 19

Lot #28 between Hedgcock, Jamrich Buildings

Lake Superior State University

Sept. 21

D Parking Lot

Grand Rapids Community College

Sept. 24

Olivarez Student Plaza

Grand Valley State University

Sept. 25

Clock tower

Western Michigan University

Sept. 26

Flagpoles at Center Campus

Michigan State University

Sept. 27

MSU Auditorium Loop

University of Michigan - Flint

Oct. 2

U Drive in front of University Center

Ferris State University

Oct. 4

North Quad

Davenport University – Grand Rapids

Oct. 5

Sneden Center

University of Michigan

Oct. 8

Michigan League circular drive

Oakland University

Oct. 9

Between N. and S. Foundation Halls

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