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Secretary Merrill Issues Reminders to Voters on Absentee Voting


May 31, 2018 - MONTGOMERY - The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Thursday, May 31, 2018 and the application must be received by the close of business today.

The deadline to return your absentee ballot once received is by the close of business, Monday, June 4, 2018. If a voter is submitting their ballot by mail it must be postmarked no later than June 4, 2018. If a voter is returning their absentee ballot in person it must be hand delivered no later than June 4, 2018 at the close of business.

IMPORTANT: Voters should contact their county courthouse (if planning to return their absentee ballot in person on Monday, June 4, 2018) to ensure that the county will be open and will not be closed in recognition of the state holiday. If the county is closed the deadline for returning an absentee ballot by hand becomes Friday, June 1, 2018.

You will find a list of county Absentee Election Managers and their contact information here.