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One Week Until May 9th Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election


Monday, May 2, 2022—Montgomery, AL— Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like to remind Alabamians that they have one week left to register to vote. Monday, May 9, 2022 is the last day to register for the May 24th Primary Election.

Alabamians can register to vote online at or through the mobile app “Vote for Alabama.” All online registrations must be submitted by 11:59 PM on May 9th to be eligible for the May 24th Primary Election.

Additionally, eligible Alabamians have until the close of business on May 9th to return their physical registration applications to their local Board of Registrars’ Office.

To register to vote in Alabama, you must be a U.S. citizen and an Alabama resident who is 18 years or older on or by Election Day, and the prospective voter cannot be convicted of a disqualifying felony nor declared mentally incompetent. 

For questions or concerns, please contact the Secretary of State’s Elections Division at (334) 242-7210 or your county Board of Registrars’ Office.