Column: Don't let registering to vote pass you by

The Tribune

The noon Tuesday deadline to register to vote or amend your voter registration is quickly approaching, as is Election Day on Nov. 6.

Again, we encourage you to participate in the electoral process this fall and become engaged in our community. Don’t miss Tuesday’s deadline.

Registering to vote or making certain your voter registration is correct — perhaps you’ve moved since the last time you voted — is certainly a good place to start.

Hoosiers can register to vote at their county voter registration office or any branch of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. In Jackson County, the voter registration office is at the county clerk’s office in the Jackson County Courthouse at Brownstown. The local BMV is at 501 N. Burkart Blvd. in Seymour.

They can also register to vote and check their voter registration online through the Indiana Secretary of State’s website at

Why should one be concerned about voting this fall? There are lots of reasons, from the schoolhouse to the courthouse and from the statehouse to the White House. Many offices at local, state and national levels are up for election this fall.

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