ABSENTEE VOTING REQUIREMENTS
Pursuant to Alabama law, a registered voter is eligible to vote by absentee ballot if he or she:
Will be out of the county or state on Election Day.
Is physically incapacitated and will not be able to vote in person on Election Day.
Works a required workplace shift which has at least ten (10) hours that coincide with the polling hours at the voter’s regular polling place.
Is a student at an educational institution based outside the county of the voter’s permanent residence, and therefore unable to vote at his or her usual polling place on Election Day.
Is a member of, or a spouse of, the armed forces of the United States or is otherwise entitled to vote by absentee pursuant to the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 U.S.C. 1973ff. For more information on UOCAVA Absentee Voting, please visit the Military/Overseas Voters section of this website.
Has been appointed as an election officer at a polling place which is not the voter’s regular polling place.
REQUESTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
In order to vote absentee, a voter must apply for an absentee ballot. A voter may apply for an absentee ballot in one of the following ways: