Registration deadline looms for special election

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PHOENIX -- The deadline for registering to vote in the May 18 special election is late Monday night.

The ballot will include the one-cent sales tax increase that was pushed by Gov. Jan Brewer and put on the ballot by the Legislature.

The measure would produce $1 billion annually to reduce big shortfalls projects in the state's budget for the next several years.

Arizonans can register to vote online by going to www.ServiceArizona.com.

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