Make your voice heard — today is voter registration deadline

Posted at 6:26 AM, Oct 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-15 14:14:08-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- We're less than a month away from Election Day and Tuesday is your last chance to make sure you're ready to vote.

In order to vote in the commonwealth you must be a resident of Virginia, be 18 years of age, not registered to vote in any other state and you must have not have been declared incompetent by a court of law.

If you're a felon, you must have your rights restored before you can vote.

You can register by going to the State Board of Elections website. You can also download a paper form. Those must be postmarked by 5 p.m. today.

If you're not sure if you're registered, you can find out by calling 800-552-9745.