2020 primary voting deadlines quickly approaching

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The 2020 primary election will take place on March 3 with many voting deadlines quickly approaching.

The first and most important deadline nearing is for voter registration. The last day to hand deliver a voter register form is Feb. 14. The following day, Feb. 15, will be the final day to postmark registration forms. February 17 is the last day for online voter registration.

Absentee ballots are now available for those that meet the absentee requirements below:

  • The voter will be out of the county or state on election day.
  • The voter is physically incapacitated and will not be able to vote in person on election day.
  • The voter works a shift which has at least (10) hours that coincide with the polling hours at their regular polling place.
  • The voter is a student at and educational institution located outside the county of their permanent residence; and are, therefore, unable to vote at their usual polling place on election day.
  • The voter is a member of, or the spouse of a member of, the armed forces of the United States or are otherwise entitled to vote by absentee pursuant the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42, U.S.C. 1973ff.
  • The voter has been appointed as an election officer at a polling place which is not their regular polling place.

The absentee application deadline is Feb. 27. March 2* is the last day for the voter to hand-deliver or postmark an absentee ballot (*Except for persons casting absentee ballots pursuant to the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA voters).

Absentee ballots can be picked up at your local courthouse.

View the sample primary ballots for Talladega Co. below from the Alabama Secretary of State website:


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