Deadline to register to vote is Oct. 19

Published 2:46 pm Sunday, October 18, 2020

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The deadline to register to vote for the upcoming Nov. 3, 2020, General Election is tomorrow, Mon., Oct. 19, according to the Alabama Secretary of State’s office.

Eligible Alabamians can register to vote online at, through the mobile app “Vote for Alabama” or by visiting their county board of registrars office.

To submit an application to register to vote, interested voters must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States.
  • You must live in the State of Alabama.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age on or before election day.
  • You must not be barred from voting by reason of a disqualifying felony conviction.
  • You must not have been judged “mentally incompetent” in a court of law.

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Online registrations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., and in-person registrations will be accepted until the close of business tomorrow, Oct. 19.