Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

  • How To: Vote

    Find out how, where, and when to vote. How to vote

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Get Out The Vote!

How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need an Alabama driver’s license or non-driver’s ID card to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

myinfo.alabamavotes.gov 

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at an Alabama address
  • Be 18 years old on Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not have been convicted of a disqualifying felony (unless your civil and political rights have been restored)
  • Not been legally declared mentally incompetent by a court

How to Vote

Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 7 AM–7 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted photo ID.

Absentee ballot received by

November 6


Vote on Election Day

November 6

Polls are open 7 AM–7 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted photo ID

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Alabama. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be at 18 on Election Day, Nov 6
  • Live at an Alabama address
  • Not have been convicted of a disqualifying felony (unless your civil and political rights have been restored)
  • Not have been determined to be mentally incompetent, unless the declaration has been lifted

ID requirements

Bring one of the following with you on Election Day or include a copy with your absentee ballot when you mail it:

  • Alabama driver’s license
  • Alabama non-driver ID
  • Alabama photo voter ID
  • State issued ID (by Alabama or any other state)
  • Federal issued ID
  • US passport
  • Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County Government, Municipality, Board, Authority, or other entity of this state
  • Student or employee ID from a college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
  • Student or employee ID issued by a state institution of higher learning in any other state
  • US military ID
  • Tribal ID

Frequently Asked Questions