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Today is the last day to register to vote and participate in the July 17 runoff


Monday, July 2, 2018, Secretary of State John Merrill (R) sent a reminder on the voter registration deadline.

“Alabama voters will come together on July 17, 2018 to select candidates for the Republican and Democrat party ballots in November. The deadline to register to vote in person is by the close of business at your county board of registrars’ office (typically 5:00 p.m.), online by 11:59 p.m. or postmarked by July 2, 2018.”

To register to vote online, please visit

Additionally, the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Thursday, July 12, 2018. And, the deadline to return an absentee ballot is Monday, July 16, 2018.

The run-off election will be held Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Alabama does not have early voting or online voting.

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Brandon Moseley is a senior reporter with over nine years at Alabama Political Reporter. During that time he has written 8,697 articles for APR. You can email him at [email protected] or follow him on Facebook. Brandon is a native of Moody, Alabama, a graduate of Auburn University, and a seventh generation Alabamian.



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