The League of Women Voters, public libraries and the town of Huntington are encouraging residents to register to vote and have arranged a registration drive hosted by the libraries.
The registration drive launches Monday at two locations:
Registration will also be available the rest of the week:
Tuesday 4pm-6pm – –East Northport Library
Tuesday 7pm-9pm – Harborfields Library
Wednesday 4pm-6pm – Northport Library
Wednesday 5pm-7pm – Commack Public Library
Thursday 6pm-8pm – Elwood Library
Friday 5pm-7pm – South Huntington Library
The League notes that teens turning 18 by Dec. 31 are eligible to register. Students preparing to go away to college can register to vote. Two forms of government-accepted identification are required to register.
“Exercise your civic duty and register to vote, so your voice is heard in our local and national elections,” encouraged Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci in the video public service announcement running on the Town’s government access TV channels and social media.
To be able to vote, a person must :
- Be a US citizen
- Be 18 years old by the end of this year
- Not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction
- Not claim the right to vote elsewhere.