be a resident of Alabama and your county at the time of registration
be 18 years old before any election
not have been convicted of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary (or have had your civil and political rights restored)
not currently be declared mentally incompetent through a competency hearing
swear or affirm to “support and defend the Constitution of the US and the State of Alabama and further disavow any belief or affiliation with any group which advocates the overthrow of the governments of the US or the State of Alabama by unlawful means and that the information contained herein is true, so help me God”
Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.
Alabama absentee ballots
Absentee ballot application deadline:
Received 5 days before Election Day
Voted ballots are due:
Postmarked by the day before Election Day (by mail).
Received by 5:00 p.m. on the day before Election Day (in person).
You may vote by absentee ballot in Alabama if:
you will be absent from the county on Election Day
you are ill or have a physical disability that prevents a trip to the polling place
you are a registered Alabama voter who is temporarily living outside the county (such as a member of the armed forces, a voter employed outside of the United States, a college student, or a spouse or child of such a person)
you are an appointed election officer or poll watcher at a polling place other than your regular polling place
you work a required shift – 10 hours or more – that coincides with polling hours
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.