Friday last day for voter registration: Here’s how to register and vote

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Early voters (PNC file photo)

Friday, Oct. 23, is the last day to register to vote for the general election on Nov. 3.

PNC walks you through how to become a registered voter and how to vote in in-house absentee voting should you decide to go that route.

The basic requirement to become a registered voter is to bring a photo ID. You must be 18 years of age and a resident of Guam for at least 30 days by November 3rd. You must also be a US citizen, not committed to a sentence of imprisonment, and not declared incompetent.

In addition, you can pre-register to vote by the age of 16, two years before you can cast your ballot.

The Guam Election Commission is holding in-office absentee voting which started Sept. 19 and will end next week Friday, October 30th. It includes curbside services.

Early voting has three stations.

At station 1, you will receive an application form for in-office absentee voting. Then the staff will verify your ID, have you sign the log, then make sure the application and affidavit envelopes are completed.

GEC staff will then assist you to station 2 where you will receive the instructions and ballot.

Then, you head to the voting booth, and once the ballot is complete, you must insert the ballot in the affidavit envelope.

At station 3, GEC staffers will again verify your identity, sign the affidavit envelope, countersign your affidavit, and then seal your ballot inside the affidavit envelope.

To register to vote you can, head over to the Guam Election Commission located at the GCIC building in Hagatna on the 3rd floor.

Last day, to become a registered voter is tomorrow Friday, Oct. 23 and the GEC’s hours of operations are from 9 am to 6 pm, with our manamkos having a one-hour head start…

The general election is set for Tuesday, November 3rd. All polling sites will be open from 7 am to 8 pm.

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