ALABAMA

How to vote from your hospital bed

LINKS

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Register to Vote! Find more information here https://www.sos.alabama.gov/alabama-votes/voter/register-to-vote.

Between Friday October 30, 2020 and 12PM on November 3, 2020 (Election Day)

Medical emergency absentee voting applications can be made by a voter who has a medical emergency requiring treatment from a licensed physician within 5 days of an election. Both the application and the ballot must be returned by noon on Election Day. (We suggest that the application is returned the day prior to the election to allow for turn-around time). 

Noon on Tuesday November 3, 2020 (Election Day)

Your personal representative must return your voted ballot back your local election official no later than noon on Election Day.

 

DEADLINES

 

STEP-BY-STEP HOW TO VOTE

1.

Check Your Voter Registration

Check if you are registered to vote at vote.org or at https://myinfo.alabamavotes.gov/VoterView/RegistrantSearch.do.

We can also mail you a voter registration form if you prefer. To request an application, you may complete an on-line request, call us on our Voter Hotline at 1-800-274-8683, or write to us at the address listed above. Please be sure to include a complete mailing address and the number of forms that you need.

2.

Request an Absentee Ballot Application

From Friday October 30, 2020 to Noon on Election Day November 3, 2020

Medical emergency absentee voting applications can be made by a voter:

  • who has a medical emergency requiring treatment from a licensed physician within 5 days of an election.

  • who is a caregiver of a person who requires emergency treatment by licensed physician within five days before an election

  • has a family member to the second degree of kinship by affinity or consanguinity die within five days before an election

 

During that 5 day period, the medical emergency absentee ballot application and the voted absentee ballot must be returned no later than noon on the day the election is held. The medical emergency absentee ballot application requires that the attending physician describe and certify the circumstances as constituting an emergency. You can find more information on this process and links to the application here

If you're unable to access a printer, contact your Patient Voting team at patientvoting@gmail.com and we will help deliver materials to you.

3.

Obtain Your Ballot

The voter may designate someone to turn in the medical emergency absentee ballot application, receive the absentee ballot on behalf of the voter. You can​ find a listing of your local county election officials here.

4.

Vote!

Fill out your ballot! 

5.

Drop off your Absentee Ballot by Noon on Election Day

The voter then completes the ballot and returns it to the County Election Official by noon on Election Day.

 

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STATE LAW

Code of Ala. § 17-11-3

With a valid excuse, all voters may submit an absentee ballot request up to five days before the election. Within five days of an election, voters with medical or work-related emergencies may qualify for an absentee ballot. If emergency workers are responding to an emergency, then they can to vote by absentee ballot.

 

COVID-19 and Patient Voting

Here is how COVID-19 is affecting Patient Voting in this state:

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the state Runoff Election has been postponed to July 14, 2020. You can find more information here.

You may vote by absentee ballot if you meet the requirements of the application. Absentee ballot applications that have already been successfully submitted will be valid for the July 14, 2020 Runoff Election. All absentee ballot applications must be received by the close of business on Thursday, July 9. If delivered by hand, absentee ballots must be received by the Absentee Election Manager by the close of business Monday, July 13. If returning by mail, the last day to postmark an absentee ballot is Monday, July 13..

Contact patientvoting@gmail.com for more info

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