PATIENT VOTING TEAM
The clerk may not issue an absentee ballot to any voter, immediate family member or 3rd person whose request was received in the municipal office after the 3rd business day before election day, unless the voter signs an application, designed by the Secretary of State, stating one of the following reasons for requesting an absentee ballot after the deadline:
An unexpected absence from the municipality during the entire time the polls are open on election day;
A physical disability;
An inability to travel to the polls because the voter is a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct; or
An incapacity or illness that has resulted in the voter being unable to leave home or a treatment facility.