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Voter registration deadline looms for presidential election

JONESBORO — Voting-age residents who want to help decide who will be the nation’s president have only three more weeks to register, according to elections officials.

If they aren’t already registered, of course.

The voter registration deadline is Oct. 9, to be eligible to cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 general election, according to the Clayton County Elections and Registration office. In addition to choosing a new president, Clayton County voters will elect Congressmen for Districts 5 and 13 and five school board members for districts 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7.

In-person early voting will take place from Oct. 15 until Oct. 26 at the county elections office, located at the 121 South McDonough St., in Jonesboro. Saturday voting will take place Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., at all of the county’s six advance voting sites. Advance voting will take place from Oct. 29, until Nov. 2.

The county’s advance voting sites are:

• The Clayton County Elections and Registration Office, located at 121 South McDonough St., in Jonesboro.

• The Clayton County Headquarters Library branch, located at 865 Battle Creek Road, in Jonesboro.

• The Lovejoy Library Branch, located at 1721 McDonough Road, in Hampton.

• The Morrow Municipal Complex, located at 1500 Morrow Road, in Morrow.

• The Frank Bailey Senior Center, located at 6213 Riverdale Road, in Riverdale.

• The Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center, located at 3499 Rex Road, in Rex.