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Voter registration deadline Monday for special election

Alabama voters will come together on Dec. 12, 2017 to elect the next United States Senator from Alabama. The deadline to register to vote in person is by the close of business at your county board of registrars’ office (typically 5 p.m.), online by 11:59 p.m. or postmarked by Nov. 27, 2017.

In Covington County, the Board of Registrars’ office is located in the county administration building.

Voters are reminded that it does not matter how they voted during the primary or primary-runoff election. In the General Election on Dec. 12, all registered voters in Alabama may vote for the candidate of their choice.

Additionally, the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017. And, the deadline to return an absentee ballot is Mon., Dec. 11, 2017.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.