Voting registration deadlines this week for March 5 primaries

Feb. 12—In order to vote in the March 5 primary election, eligible Alabama citizens must register to vote by Monday.

Electronic voter registration may be completed by visiting

The deadline to turn in a physical voter registration form to your county Board of Registrars is Friday. The deadline to postmark a voter registration form is Saturday.

To be eligible to vote in Alabama, one must be a U.S. citizen, reside in Alabama, and be 18 years old on or before election day.

On election day, polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters are required to present a valid form of photo identification when voting at their polling place or by absentee ballot. or 256-340-2435. Twitter @DD_Fleischauer.