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Step 1: Apply

Who is allowed to vote-by-mail?


(Delete this question if no barriers. Otherwise, copy and paste and add bulletpoints.) You may vote by absentee ballot in Alabama if:

  • You will be absent from the county on Election Day.
  • You are ill or have a physical disability that prevents a trip to the polling place.
  • You are a registered Alabama voter who is temporarily living outside the county (such as a member of the armed forces, a voter employed outside of the United States, a college student, or a spouse or child of such a person).
  • You are an appointed election officer or poll watcher at a polling place other than your regular polling place.
  • You work a required shift - 10 hours or more - that coincides with polling hours.
  • You are a caregiver for a family member who is confined to the home.
  • You are incarcerated but otherwise eligible to vote.




Application form link:


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Where should I send my completed application?


(paste info and link here)




When is the application due?


Your completed application must be




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Things to look out for: (paste anything here or delete if none)




What if I don't qualify to vote-by-mail?


It can be frustrating to learn that different states have different rules for voting. Where you live shouldn't affect your right to vote safely. If you are a New York resident and you want to vote-by-mail, call your elected officials. Pressure from constituents matters. Other states have changed their requirements this year due to concern over Coronavirus. At this time, only eight states have the kind of restrictive regulations New York has. Enter your address in the link below. Call the offices of your governor and state legislators listed at the bottom. https://www.270towin.com/elected-officials/




I have a question that wasn't answered here.


Please call the county clerk's office where you live. They are in charge of elections and should be able to help you. You can find their number by Googling "county clerk's office" and your county and state.




Can I vote-by-mail in my state?


Yes, state holds an all-mail election. Yes, state will automatically mail a ballot to every registered voter. Yes, state will automatically mail an application to every registered voter. Make sure to look for it, complete it, and send it back as soon as it arrives. Yes, state will allow any registered voter to request a ballot. Follow the application steps below. Probably. State usually requires an excuse to vote-by-mail, but concerns about Coronavirus count as a valid excuse in (State) for the November election. Follow the application steps below. Maybe. State requires an excuse to vote-by-mail. You can find a list of the accepted excuses below. If you qualify, follow the application steps listed. If you don't qualify, call your representatives and ask them to change the rules. Many states have already done so this year. Click here to register as a new voter or to check your existing registration. (It's always a good idea to double-check.)




Are there any other restrictions or requirements to apply?






Step 2: Vote-by-Mail

When do I have to mail or drop off my completed ballot?


Your completed ballot must be




Does it require a stamp? Two?


Read the outside of the envelope to see if additional postage may be required. The US Postal service will deliver any ballot, regardless of whether or not it has the correct postage, or any at all. They will charge the local election office for any unpaid postage. https://time.com/4547550/absentee-mail-ballot-postage-stamp-postal-service-usps/




Can my ballot be dropped off at a polling site or dedicated drop box?


Yes, you may drop your ballot at a polling site. >> It's unlcear. Call your local election office to find out the policy in your county.




Is there any way to check if my ballot was received?


(If yes, included link.)




I have a question that wasn't answered here.


Please call the county clerk's office where you live. They are in charge of elections and should be able to help you. You can find their number by Googling "county clerk's office" and your county and state.





Early In-Person Voting

Does my state offer any in-person early voting days?


(Yes or no and the number of dates - include a date)




Link to information and locations:


No information available at this time. Check back closer to the election.




I have a question that wasn't answered here.


Please call the county clerk's office where you live. They are in charge of elections and should be able to help you. You can find their number by Googling "county clerk's office" and your county and state.





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