The deadline to register to vote in Alabama in the November 3rd (2020) General Election is TODAY (Monday, October 19th).
Voter registration will be closed during the 14 days leading up to the election. You must be registered to vote in Alabama to cast a ballot in the state on Election Day.
If you’re eligible to vote in Alabama but have yet to register, visit the website posted on our news site at weisradio.com and follow instructions issued by the office of Secretary of State John Merrill. You can learn more about registration deadlines and the voting process at this link, which also links to a number of sites where you can determine your registration status and obtain other helpful information.
In order to register to vote in Alabama, one must be a U.S. citizen, reside in Alabama and be at least 18 years old. Voters also must not have lost their right to vote due to having been declared mentally incompetent by a court or have been convicted of a disqualifying felony – unless all rights have since been restored.
Alabamians can ask employees of the Secretary of State’s office last-minute questions about voter registration by calling 334-242-7210.