Any registered voter who will be unable to personally appear at the polls because he/she:
Questions regarding Village or School Election Absentee ballots and procedures you must contact Village or School District Office for forms and information.
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You may also request an Absentee Ballot by completing the online application or by sending a letter or emailing the county board of elections. Applications requesting to receive an absentee ballot by mail must be received by the board of elections no later than fifteen days before the election. For absentee ballots to be received in-person, applications must be received by your board no later than the day before the election.
The following information must be contained in the correspondence:
If you cannot pick up your ballot, or will not be able to receive it through the mail, you have the right to designate someone to pick it up for you. Only that person designated on your application may pick up and deliver your ballot.
Absentee voters in Montgomery County, concerned with mailing their ballot, may drop off completed absentee ballots prior to Election Day at the Board of Elections Office. Or during early voting hours at the Early Voting poll site.
If you are permanently ill or disabled, you have the right to receive an Absentee Ballot for each subsequent election without further application. Simply file an application containing a statement which describes the particulars of your illness or disability. The Board will review the facts stated, and if satisfied, will mark your registration record. You will then automatically receive an absentee ballot for every election until your registration is canceled.
If you are visually impaired or otherwise have a disability such that your disability requires you to use a special accessible absentee ballot that can be read by a screen reader, you can request such a ballot on this page, using the Accessible Absentee Ballot Application
For more information on absentee voting, please see FAQ's
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