Important voting deadlines are approaching

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Voting will be very different this year because of the pandemic. Make sure that you do your part and get out and vote, if you are able.

By now, everyone has heard and read lots of information about the upcoming election. However, if you want to vote in the Nov. 3 election, today is the last day to register to vote. 

To register, you can go online to vote.dosomething.org or to the courthouse in New Boston. You will fill out the information needed, and you must be 18 years of age on or by the election date of Nov. 3. 

Once you’re registered, you may vote in person on Nov. 3 or vote early in person from Oct. 13 – 30.  Early voting locations are the Bowie County Courthouse in New Boston, Texarkana Southwest Center, and Walnut Church of Christ on Moores Lane. 

If you vote on Nov. 3, the voting poll locations will be different. Check online to see where you should vote. 

If you want to vote by mail, you must turn in your application for an absentee ballot by Oct. 23. 

There are many reasons why people should vote which include:

Not voting is giving up your voice. You pay taxes, and your money is being used for the country. Voting is an opportunity for change. The community depends on your vote.

With students being able to vote in the 2020 election, students who will be 18 by Nove. 3 have already gotten on top of the task to register. 

“I am planning on voting this year, and I have already been registered to vote,” said Senior Matthew Angier.