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October 28, 2008
Alabama’s Three Millionth Voter

MONTGOMERY – Secretary of State Beth Chapman announced and contacted Alabama’s three millionth registered voter today.


Brittany Farless, a single mother residing in Maylene in Shelby County was the historic voter registrant. She is a graduate of Thompson High School in Alabaster and a student in nursing at Jefferson State Community College.


When asked what her motivation for registering to vote the single mother of one said, “I think it is a critical time in our nation’s history and I think my vote will affect many generations.” Farless noted the economy as her main interest in this election.


“Ms. Farless is a perfect example of a citizen who realizes the need to register to vote and the effect that will have on our state and nation for years to come,” Chapman said.


As of the time of this article 3,000,826 Alabamians have registered to vote and the number continues to grow.



For more information, visit Secretary of State John H. Merrill’s Web Site: