To Qualify as a Voter You:

  • Must be 18 years of age — a 17 year old, who will be 18 by the General Election in November, is allowed to register and vote.
  • Must be registered to vote at least 30 days prior to the election
  • Anyone with a conviction of any of the following crimes is NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE:
  • Arson
  • Armed Robbery
  • Bigamy
  • Bribery
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Felony Bad Check
  • Felony Shoplifting
  • Forgery
  • Larceny
  • Murder
  • Obtaining Money or Goods under False Pretense
  • Perjury
  • Rape
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Robbery
  • Theft
  • Timber Larceny
  • Unlawful taking of Motor Vehicle
  • Statutory Rape
  • Carjacking

How to Register:
You can obtain the Registration Form in a variety of ways:

  • Download a pdf version of the Voter Registration Application from the Secretary of State Website
  • Any City Hall
  • The County Courthouse — Circuit Clerk’s office
  • By mail — You can request a Voter Registration Application be mailed to you from the Circuit Clerk’s office.
  • High Schools — Every year the Circuit Clerk visits the county High Schools to register eligible voters.
Registration Deadline:
The Voter Registration Application must be delivered to your Registrar or postmarked (if mailed) at least 30 days prior to the election.