Lottery set for inauguration tickets

2012-11-17T03:00:00Z 2012-11-21T17:51:03Z Lottery set for inauguration ticketsThe Associated Press The Associated Press
November 17, 2012 3:00 am  • 

Sen. Charles Schumer said New Yorkers who want to attend President Barack Obama's second inauguration can enter a statewide online lottery for tickets.

Schumer says his office has set up a website to register, with a random drawing set for Dec. 14. The deadline to enter is Dec. 13 and the free tickets are provided only through congressional offices.

The website is

The ceremony will be Jan. 21, Martin Luther King Day, at the Capitol.

Schumer is chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

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