Absentee By Mail

How to Vote By Mail

What you need to know
  • You must be registered to vote to request an Absentee Ballot
  • Voters can apply for an Absentee Ballot as early as 180 days before an election
  • No reason needs to be given to request an Absentee Ballot
  • Elderly or Disabled voters can choose to receive all ballots for an entire Election Cycle by checking the "Elderly or Disabled" box on their application
  • If someone is temporarily outside of the County, 65 years of age or older or is physically disabled, a relative can request a ballot for them (Please refer to the actual application for a list of persons that can request a ballot for you)
  • Absentee requests can be in the form of a letter, application and can be mailed, faxed or emailed. All requests must be signed

2018 Absentee Ballot Election Calendar

Election
Mail Absentee Ballots
May 22-General Primary/Non Partisan  Election
April 6-May 18
July 24-General Primary Runoff 
June 8-July 20
November 6-General Election
September 21-November 2
December 4-General Election Runoff (State/Local)
As soon as practicable thru November 30
January 8-General Election Runoff (Federal)
As soon as practicable thru January 4

UOCAVA (Uniformed & Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act)

U.S. Citizens who are absent Uniformed Service Members, their eligible family members and citizens residing outside of the U.S.

FYI's


  • Submit your application as soon as possible, make sure to fill out the form completely
  • The Friday before the Election is the last day we can mail ballots out
  • We must receive your ballot in our office prior to 7:00 pm on Election Day for it to be counted (this does not apply to UOCAVA voters)
  • Make sure you completely fill out the back of the Yellow Oath Envelope