Click here to download a copy of the mail-in absentee ballot application instructions. 

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Registered voters will be mailed an application for a mail-in absentee ballot.  Your name and address will already be filled in. 

If you have not yet received an application, please follow the instructions located at the bottom of this page.

A sample application is located at the bottom of the page. You may wish to print it out or open it in a different tab to follow along with these instructions.

Click here for an FAQ.


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Step 1:

Write your date of birth with numbers: MM/DD/YEAR.

Step 2:

To receive a ballot, you MUST place a checkmark indicating which ballot you want: Democratic, Republican, OR nonpartisan.  

Step 3: 

Include your phone number. Add your email address (if you have one).
If someone is helping you to fill out your application, two areas must be filled out. See the document at the bottom of the page to see which areas a helper must fill out. 

Step 4:

Sign and date the application.
Be sure to sign it EXACTLY as you signed when you registered to vote … or place your mark.


To locate that information, go to My Voter PageLocate the words MVP Login. Fill out the boxes with next to it. Click submit. On the left side of the page will be your name and address you provided when you registered to vote.


Date the application using numbers. MM/DD/2020

NOTE: It's a good idea to have someone else check your application to ensure that everything is filled out carefully.

Step 5:

Sending in your application for a mail-in absentee ballot
There are two ways to send in your application:

  • By email (free of charge)
  • By mailing it through the postal service (requires a postage stamp which costs 55¢)

To send by email

  • With a cell phone, take a photo of your completed and signed application. OR with a computer printer, scan your completed and signed application. 
  • Attach your application to a blank email to send to your county election office. 
  • At the top of the application you received in the mail, the email address is written under #7 instructions. OR
  • Go to
  • Use the dropdown box to find your county.
  • Locate the email address on the left side of the page.
  • Copy the email address and paste it into your email. 
  • For the subject, type “Application for Ballot for (include your legal name).”
  • Click send. 
  • You should receive your ballot about six days or less after the absentee ballot application is received.

To send by mail

  • This requires you to put a 55¢ First-Class postage stamp on the envelope. 
  • If you received your application in the mail, cut off the top of the mailer by cutting along the dotted line. 
  • Fold the panels so that the address to your county elections office is visible on the outside. 
  • To secure the mailer and to protect your information, tab or tape shut using clear tape within 1 inch of the bottom edge. This is required for the post office to accept it.
  • Place a 55¢ First-Class stamp in the upper right corner where it says "AFFIX FIRST-CLASS STAMP HERE."
  • You should receive your ballot within six business days.

What to do if you need a mail-in absentee ballot application

1. Check your voter status. Go to and follow the instructions. You MUST be a registered voter BEFORE sending in an for a mail-in absentee ballot application.
2. Once you know that you are registered to vote, go to Print it out.
3. At the top left where it says Date of Primary, Election, or Runoff. write 06/09/2020.
4. Where it says Voter name, write in your First, Middle, and Last Name include a suffix (Sr, Jr, etc. if appropriate) THAT YOU USED WHEN YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE. To locate that information, go to My Voter Page. Locate the words MVP Login. Fill out the boxes with * next to it. Click submit. On the left side of the page will be your name and address you provided when you registered to vote. 
5. Where it says Permanent address on file with the county election office, write your address that you used when you registered to vote. Include the name of the county where you registered to vote.
6. Then return to the top of this website page and follow Steps 1-5.

Please contact us at if you encounter any problems with this process.