JAY — The registrar of voters will be available from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, to register new voters at the Town Office, Town Clerk Ronda Palmer said.

To register to vote, people must have proof of identification, either a driver’s license or Social Security card or other identification, and proof of residency, either a bill or motor vehicle registration would work, she said.

New voters can also register at the Town Office prior to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

The Town Office will be closed on Nov. 6 so office workers can work the polls from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Building.

The last day for absentee ballots to be taken out is by the close of business on Nov. 1, unless someone meets the special conditions, Palmer said.

Any voter requesting an absentee ballot after the deadline must: have unexpected absence from the municipality during the entire time the polls are open on Election Day; have a physical disability or an incapacity or illness that resulted in the voter being unable to leave home or a treatment facility; or be unable to travel to the polls if the voter is a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct.

Absentee ballots must be brought back until 8 p.m. on Nov. 6 to be counted.

The town has already received about 140 absentee ballots as of Wednesday, Election Clerk Lori Shink said.

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