Absentee Ballots

Requirements
To vote by absentee ballot, you must meet at least one of the following requirements:
  • Be 60 years of age or more.
  • Be confined in jail awaiting arraignment or trial.
  • Be physically unable to attend the polls without assistance of another.
  • Be unable to attend the polls due to tenets of your religion.
  • Expect to be absent from your community while the polls are open.

How to Apply
You may apply for an absentee ballot within 75 days of the election in which you want to vote. The Clerk's Office usually begins issuing absentee ballots at least one month before an election or as soon as the ballots are received and verified.

To apply for an absentee ballot:
  • Contact the Clerk’s Office to request an application form.
  • Complete, sign and return the application form to the Clerk's Office.
  • Submit to the Clerk’s Office a letter or other written, signed request that includes all the information required by State law.