By Leada Gore
There are some important deadlines to keep in mind if you’re planning on casting an absentee ballot for Alabama’s May 24th Primary Election.
Here are the upcoming deadlines, according to Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill:
May 17 – The last day that absentee ballot applications can be returned by mail.
May 19 – The last day that absentee ballot applications can be returned by hand.
May 23 – The last day to return absentee ballots by hand to the Absentee Election Manager.
May 24 – Absentee ballots must be returned by mail to the Absentee Election Manager no later than noon.
Absentee ballot applications can be downloaded online or requested by visiting or calling the local Absentee Election Manager’s office. Voters may also contact the Secretary of State’s Elections Division at 334-242-7210 to request an absentee ballot application. Also, voters who are eligible to vote pursuant to the Uniformed and Overseas Absentee Voting Act will have until May 24 to postmark an absentee ballot.
For more information, contact the Secretary of State’s Elections Division at 334-242-7210.