Q: Who can vote an Absentee Ballot?
A: Anyone who is a registered voter. You do not need to have a specific reason.
Q: How do I request an Absentee Ballot?
A: A separate Application must be completed for each Election. You can
obtain an Application by clicking on the link above and printing the
Application or by calling our office and we will mail you an
Q: Can I fax or email the application?
A: Only Military voters have the opportunity to fax and/or email their
application. All Non-Military voters must submit their application by
either mailing the form or bringing the form to our office. By law, we
are required to have an original signature.
Q: When does Absentee voting begin?
A: Absentee voting begins 45 days before an Election for Military
and/or Civilians Overseas. Absentee voting begins 35 days before an
Election for all Non-Military voters.
Q: Can I come to your office to vote an absentee ballot?
A: Yes. You may come to our office and complete the application,
receive your ballot, and either vote in the office or take it home.
Q: When do the absentee ballots need to be back to your office?
A: If you are planning to mail the ballot back, then it must be post-marked by the day before the election. If you are planning to bring the
ballot back to our office then it must be in the office by 7:30 P.M. Election Day.
Q: Can I just take my ballot to my polling location on Election Day and drop it off?
A: No. An Absentee Ballot can not be accepted at any of the Polling Locations on Election Day.
Q: How much is the return postage to mail the ballot back?
A: With postage rates changing, it is best to call the office to get
the correct postage amount. The other option is to take the ballot to
the Post Office and have them meter the postage for you.
Q: How often do I have to complete an absentee ballot application?
A: A separate application must be completed for each election that you
wish to receive a ballot. For example, if there is an election in May
and November, then you must complete a separate application for May and
Q: What if I will be temporarily away during the time of voting?
A: No problem. Complete the absentee ballot application and put your
away address in the area provided for mailing address. That way you can
receive your ballot at your away address and still participate in the election.