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Secretary of State John H. Merrill Reminds Voters of the Deadline to Register


Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Secretary of State's Office is reminding Alabamians of the upcoming deadline to register to vote in advance of the November 6, 2018 General Election. The links below are the appropriate links to sites hosted by the Secretary of State's Office that will allow voters to check their registration status or to submit a registration form online:

Alabama Online Voter Registration 

Online Registration Verification 

Polling Place Locator 

Sample Ballots

Alabama voters will come together on November 6, 2018 to elect officials who will represent them at the state, county, and local level. Monday, October 22, 2018 is the deadline to register to vote in person by the close of business at your county board of registrars' office (typically 5:00 PM), online by 11:59 PM or postmarked by October 22, 2018. 

Voters are reminded that the new crossover voting law does not apply to a General Election.  In the General Election on November 6, all registered voters in Alabama may vote for the candidate of their choice. 
Additionally, the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Thursday, November 1, 2018. And, the deadline to return an absentee ballot is Monday, November 5, 2018.

The polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.