Deadline for Alabama Voters to Apply for Absentee Ballot is Thursday
May 29, 2018
Alabama voters who will be traveling or otherwise unable to go to the polls next Tuesday have until Thursday to apply for an absentee ballot.
State law sets the deadline to apply at five days before the election.
Voters can get an application online and mail it or deliver it in person to the absentee election manager in their county.
Voters can mail or hand-deliver their completed absentee ballots to the county absentee election manager's office.
If mailed, they must be postmarked no later than Monday, the day before the election. Hand-deliveries must be no later than Monday.
But some county offices will be closed on Monday because of the state holiday for Jefferson Davis' birthday.
Secretary of State John Merrill advised voters who plan to turn in their absentee ballots on Monday to contact their absentee election managers to see if they will be open.
Offices in Jefferson, Madison, Morgan and Shelby counties will be open on Monday, officials said. Morgan County plans to open on a limited scheduled, 10 a.m. to noon. Voters who can't make it during that time can call and arrange to turn their ballot in at a different time.
Here is the list of county offices.
Source: "Deadline for Alabama Voters to Apply for Absentee Ballot is Thursday" Mike Cason (May 29, 2018) AL.com