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Secretary of State John H. Merrill Reminds Voters of Absentee Ballot Request Deadline


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - MONTGOMERY - Reminder: The deadline to make application for an absentee ballot is Thursday, November 1, 2018. 

As required in the Code of Alabama 1975, all applications must be delivered to the county’s Absentee Election Manager by November 1, 2018.

Voters can make application in person if they prefer and gain access to an absentee ballot that same day. If submitting an application by mail, voters can download and complete the form at

Subsequently, absentee ballots must be postmarked or hand delivered by November 5, 2018 to the Absentee Election Manager’s office in each county. A link to those county offices can be found here.

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The General Election will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.