Local faith leaders calling on voters to participate in early voting

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A group of local clergy held a news conference Monday to encourage Virginia voters to participate in early voting for the 2016 election.

The group says it is calling on all Virginia voters, especially those from communities of color, to vote early and avoid long lines at polling precincts Nov. 8.

Voting registration closes Monday afternoon at 5 p.m. Get everything you need to know about registration at this link.