Absentee Voting Information
Absentee Ballot Applications
City Clerk Wendy Mazza reminds voters that they may be eligible to vote at home if they are unable to go to the polls on election day. the following information will help you determine if you are eligible for an Absentee Ballot.
- How can I vote if I can't get to the polls on Election Day?
- How do I get an Absentee Ballot?
- Can someone else apply for the ballot for me?
- How often must I apply for a ballot?
- Can someone help me mark the ballot?
- If I am permanently disabled, can I always vote at home?
- What is the deadline for requesting an Absentee Ballot?
If you are a registered voter and are unable to go to the polls on Election Day you can request an Absentee Ballot and vote through the mail. Persons who have a physical disability which prevents them from going to the polls, will be absent from the city on Election Day during polling hours or who are unable to go to the polls on Election Day for religious reasons are eligible to vote Absentee.
You must contact the City Clerk's office for an application or you can make a written request and mail it to the City Clerk. Your request must include your name, address, address where the ballot should be sent, your signature. If you are requesting an Absentee Ballot for a Primary Election and you are an unenrolled voter (have no political party affiliation) you must also choose a party ballot.
Yes, a family member, close relative, or other person residing in the same household may apply for a ballot to be mailed to you.
You must file a new application annually for one or all elections for that calendar year.
Yes. If you cannot read the ballot or cannot mark the ballot, anyone of your choosing can help you. The assisting person must complete the brown envelope with the voter's name and complete the assisting person section and state the reason the voter could not mark the ballot.
Yes. Your doctor can write a letter that you must file with the City Clerk. The letter must state that you are permanently unable to go to the polls due to a physical disability. The City Clerk's office will automatically send you an application every year. The application must be filled out with the City Clerk every year.