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Voter registration books soon to close

— Highlands County Supervisor of Elections reminds voters that Florida is a closed primary state which means you must vote the ballot of your political party affiliation at the time of book closing for the primary election to be held Aug. 26.

Voter registration books will close July 28. Any citizen wishing to register to vote or change political party affiliation must do so by 5 p.m. July 28. Voter registration application forms are available and accepted at the Supervisor of Elections office, 580 S. Commerce Ave., Suite A201, Sebring, or they may be downloaded at www.votehighlands.com and mailed with postmark by July 28 to: Highlands County Supervisor of Elections, P.O. Box 3448, Sebring, FL 33871.

For more information, call 402-6655.