FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 30, 2020 – MONTGOMERY – For the House District 49 Special Primary Election, today is the last day to apply for an absentee ballot.
Secretary of State John H. Merrill has extended the opportunity for anyone concerned about COVID-19 to apply for and cast an absentee ballot through selecting the box on the application which reads as follows:
“I have a physical illness or infirmity which prevents my attendance at the polls. [ID REQUIRED]”
The deadline to return an absentee ballot to the Absentee Election Manager is the close of business Monday, August 3, and the last day to postmark an absentee ballot is Monday, August 3.
Please note that there will not be a Democratic Special Primary Election because only one Democratic candidate qualified for the Election.
If necessary, a Runoff Election will be held on September 1.
The General Election will be held on November 17.