Free voter ID sessions set for Hayden, Cleveland



Alabama Secretary of State’s Office employees issue free voter IDs to local residents at Gees Bend. The traveling program comes to Hayden and Cleveland April 10.

Alabama Secretary of State’s Office employees issue free voter IDs to local residents at Gees Bend. The traveling program comes to Hayden and Cleveland April 10.

Alabama Secretary of State employees will visit the
Hayden and Cleveland Town halls on April 10 to produce
free voter ID cards for citizens needing them. Sessions
are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Hayden Town Hall,
and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Cleveland Town Hall. The
purpose of the visits is to provide an opportunity for citizens who do not have a valid ID for voting purposes to
get one without having to travel a long way to do so.
Starting June 3, the date of this year’s primary elections, a voter must have one of the following forms of ID
in order to vote. All must contain a photo of the voter.
•Valid Alabama driver’s license
•Valid Alabama non-driver ID
•Valid Alabama photo voter ID card
•Valid state-issued ID (Alabama or other state)
•Valid federally-issued ID
•Valid U.S. passport
•Valid employee ID from federal government,

Alabama, county, municipality, board, or other entity of
the state
•Valid student or employee ID from college or university in Alabama, including postgraduate technical or
professional schools
•Valid military ID
•Valid tribal ID
Any voter not having one of the forms of ID shown
can go to the Hayden or Cleveland Town Hall on April
10 at the appropriate time and have one produced free
of charge.
Registered voters can also get free voter IDs made at
the Board of Registrar’s office at the courthouse in
Oneonta. The IDs are accepted only for voting, according to information provided by the board.