General Guidelines

General Guidelines for Any Election
Please read and follow instructions carefully.

Applications for absentee ballots must be filed in the office of the Absentee Election Manager/Circuit Clerk not less than 5 days prior to the election, usually on Thursday before the election on Tuesday. The deadline to apply for Medical and Business emergencies is no later than the close of business on the Monday before the election on Tuesday. Each business day begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Here you can find answers to your questions about topics such as eligibility for an absentee ballot, applying for an absentee ballot, and casting an absentee ballot.

For statewide elections, absentee ballot applications and completed absentee ballots should be hand delivered or mailed to Annette M. Manning.

For other counties in the State of Alabama you should send your ballots to the Absentee Election Manager in care of the Circuit Clerk. Find the address for your county's Circuit Clerk.

Applications
  • Absentee Ballot Application - Please fill in all information completely and accurately
  • Emergency Absentee Ballot Application - Please fill in all information completely and accurately
  • UOCAVA Application for Absentee Ballot - Please fill in all information completely and accurately
Military & Overseas Voters
Alabama citizens who are members of the Uniformed Services and their family members, merchant marine, commissioned corps of the Public Health Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Alabama overseas citizens can find additional information on absentee voting here.