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Check your registration and vote
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Dear editor,

Are you a citizen of the United States?

If the answer is “yes”, you are eligible to vote, but are you registered?

If this answer is “no” or “I don’t know,” here’s your solution.

Go to and check if you’re registered, if your name is correct and if your address is correct. If there is a problem, you need to re-register to correct it.

At you can re-register, register for the first time and request an absentee ballot so that you can vote in your own home.

If you are eligible to vote, it is your civic duty to do so. Statistics show that if you vote when you first become eligible, you’re more likely to continue to vote in every election.

I have heard that younger folks don’t read the paper anymore. Mom, dad, grandma, grandpa make sure your kids and grandkids have this information and are registered, that’s a responsibility also.  

Voting is our way of choosing who our leaders are on the school board, at the college, in our township, in our city, in our county, in our state and in our country. If you choose not to vote, someone else is making that selection for you. The old saying is; if you don’t vote, you have no right to complain about our government.

Remember and vote!  

Jim Hayden

Great Bend