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Voter registration closes Tuesday

It won’t stop all the attack ads, fliers, dinner-hour calls or knocks at your door, but today is your last chance to register if you want to participate in the election everyone keeps pestering you about.

You have until the close of business today to register to vote, but only in person and only at one of two county election offices in the valley. One is on the first floor of the Clark County Government Center at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway in downtown Las Vegas. The other can be found in Suite A of 965 Trade Drive, near Cheyenne Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard in North Las Vegas.

Both offices will be open longer than usual – 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. – today to accommodate patriotic procrastinators.

If you don’t register by 9 p.m. at one of those two locations, you won’t be allowed to cast a ballot in the general election

Early voting starts Saturday. Registered voters who plan to vote by mail have until 5 p.m. Oct. 30 to request a mail/absentee ballot. The Election Department has begun sending absentee ballots to out-of-state voters. Absentee ballots for in-state voters will start going out in the mail this week.

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