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Register to vote in the presidential primary by Monday
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The deadline for to register to vote in Georgia’s presidential primary is Monday, Jan. 7.

Voting for the election will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Chief Registrar Warren Miller said voters can register at the registrar’s office, the Pembroke or Richmond Hill libraries or city hall offices, at the probate court or tax commissioner’s offices, or call 653-3859 for more information.

A voting application can also be gotten online at

"As long as it’s done by Monday, they’ll be eligible," Miller said.

Any U.S. citizen who will be at least 18 years of age by the date of the election is eligible to vote.

You must be a legal resident of Georgia and Bryan County and have a valid form of identification at the time of the election. For Georgia residents, this includes a Georgia driver’s license, even if expired; a valid ID card issued by the state or federal government; a free voter ID card issued by the state or Bryan County, a passport; a government photo ID; or a valid military ID card.

Polling places will be at each of the county’s 10 precincts. To see the list and find out where your polling place is located, visit the county web site at and click on the ‘Voting’ link.

Democratic candidates for president include Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Chris Dodd, John Edwards, Mike Gravel, Dennis Kucinich, Barack Obama and Bill Richardson. Republican candidates include Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, Duncan Hunter, John McCain, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Tom Tancredo and Fred Thompson.

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