DULUTH, Ga. — Georgia Credit Union Affiliates has partnered with the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State to help get credit union members voting.

GCUA has mailed 10,000 voter registration cards to its member credit unions throughout the state in an effort to get members registered before the Oct. 10th deadline to become eligible to vote in the Nov. 7 elections.

According to a U.S. Census survey, voter turnout in mid-term, nonpresidential elections has historically been lower than in presidential elections, due in part to low voter registration. The survey reported the percentage of the voting-age population registered to vote in the 2002 congressional election was an all-time low of 61%.

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