Ahead of the May 24 primary election, Secretary Merrill reminds Alabama voters there are less than two weeks left to apply for an absentee ballot by mail. Voters will have an additional two days to apply for an absentee ballot by hand.
Also, Monday, May 9, is the last day to register for the May 24 primary election.
Alabamians can register to vote online at alabamavotes.gov or through the mobile app “Vote for Alabama.” All online registrations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on May 9 to be eligible for the May 24 primary election
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.
Important absentee voting deadlines are listed below:
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.