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Editorial: Voter registration ends today

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

If you've not registered to vote – the clock is ticking!  Tuesday, October the 11th is your final opportunity to vote in the November 8th election.

If you haven't registered, here are a few things you need to know:

  • First, you'll need a Georgia driver's license or state-issued ID card
  • You'll also need to be a US citizen, be a resident of the county in which you're registering, be at least 17 ½ years old to register and 18 years old to vote
  • Also, you cannot be serving a sentence (including probation or parole) for conviction of a felony, and not have been found mentally incompetent by a judge.

If you'd like more information about requirements to register or to vote, contact your local elections office or head to http://www.vote411.org

 This year's election is so important on many levels!  We encourage you to exercise YOUR right to vote and remember, early voting begins Monday, the 17th!  

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