Alabama General Election 2018: What you need to know

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(WTVY / -- Election day is Tuesday. Alabamians will head to the polls Tuesday to elect their next governor and a host of other statewide offices, as well as a handful of high-profile amendments. Here's what you need to know:

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

You can find your polling place by searching on the Alabama Secretary of State website.
Find you polling location here.

Alabama requires voters to show photo identification at the polls in order to vote. Approved form of photo ID include:
• Valid Driver's License
• Valid Nondriver ID
• Valid Alabama Photo Voter ID card
• Valid State Issued ID (Alabama or any other state)
• Valid Federal Issued ID
• Valid US Passport
• Valid Employee ID from Federal Government, State of Alabama, County, Municipality, Board, or other entity of this state
• Valid student or employee ID from a public or private college or university in the State of Alabama (including postgraduate technical or professional schools)
• Valid Military ID
• Valid Tribal ID

You're allowed to take a marked sample ballot into the polling place as long as you don't try to distribute it to others or leave it behind.
Here is a link to sample ballots from each county.

If a person's name does not appear on the list of registered voters at the polling place, a poll worker will contact the local Board of Registrars to determine eligibility. If the board can't verify the person's registration, he or she may vote a provisional ballot, according to the Secretary of State's Office.

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