Election and voter information Residents can still register and vote

Early voting begins for upcoming Nov.7 general election (photos)

The in-person registration deadline is Friday.

In Kings Mountain, voters will elect council representatives in Ward 2, Ward 3, and At-large seat and will also help elect four members on the board of education from a field of nine candidates. To vote absentee, registered voters must meet one of the 20 eligibility requirements listed on the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application.

Three statewide ballot initiatives, including the initiative for the New York Constitutional Convention, are up for vote this November. Voters can also find information about the upcoming election and check their registration status on the site.

Hack-weary Equifax yanks a web page that was reportedly delivering malware
The hack has led to multiple federal and state investigations and the departure of the company's 12-year chief executive. Somehow, the worst credit-card-data breach in US history just got worse.

Rees-Mogg a Joke or a new Leader?
Despite all the critics around him, Rees-Mogg is making big steps in the race using all the scandals around him as extra scores. Conservative thinking in its very hard right determination is making his person attractive for the UK conservative fans.

Evolution of mobile phones
Like the flip phone, it was also comprised of two parts but they came together and apart by sliding the parts on a rail. Given the fast pace of growth, the future is bound to hold even many more implications for mobile phone users.

Voters who want to vote an absentee ballot by mail must apply before 5 p.m. on October 31.

Mail-in voter registration forms must be mailed out by midnight on Friday, Oct. 13, and received by the Board of Elections no later than Wednesday, Oct. 18, for the Tuesday, Nov. 7 general election. Voters registering after October 30 need to go to their county's voter service and polling center to request a ballot. Polling places will be open from 6 a.m.to 9 p.m. The last day for in-person absentee voting is Saturday, Nov. 4.

Because of the governor's race and other high-profile state and federal campaigns, the board can expect heightened voter interest in elections that will result in greater cost in 2018, Lovas said.