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Editorial: Register to vote

It all comes down to the ballot box.

Voting for the Nov. 2 general election is underway and continues until the polls close at 7 p.m. on Election Day. Qualified voters have a variety of ways to cast their ballots and should do so in order to own a piece of the pride of victory, or the agony of defeat … or the right to complain about politics.

And in order to cast a ballot, an individual must first qualify through registration.

The deadline to register for the Nov. 2 election is this coming Tuesday, Oct. 12.

Complete information is available in many places, including, and at the local registrars’ offices.Gloucester’s office: Bobbi Morgan, registrar; 6467 Main Street, Building 1; 804-693-3659.

Mathews office: Carla Faulkner, registrar; Liberty Square, 10604 Buckley Hall Road; 804-725-3200.

Who may register to vote?

A U.S. citizen, and a resident of Virginia. Any person who will be 18 years old on Election Day. A person who is not registered in...

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