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Absentee voting information for runoff elections on June 21

The absentee voting deadline for the Alabama 2022 runoff election is coming up. Here's what you need to know.


Voting absentee in the 2022 Alabama runoff election? Deadlines are coming up for the June 21 election. Questions about the absentee voting rules? You're not alone. The Madison County Probate Office clarified some of the dates and rules for absentee voters.

The Probate Court of Madison County issued the following information for the June 21, 2022 Primary Runoff Election

Due to U.S. Mail processing times and the brief period for voters to request, receive, and return absentee ballots by mail for the Primary Runoff Election, Judge Frank Barger encourages voters that need to utilize the absentee process to do so in-person if possible. 

The Probate Court has no control over U.S. Mail processing and delivery times. The Probate Court of Madison County continues our commitment to deliver efficient, secure, and transparent elections. 

Absentee Voting Office Location

Madison County Service Center 1918 North Memorial Parkway, NW Huntsville, Alabama 35801. The Madison County Service Center is located at the southeast corner of North Memorial Parkway and Oakwood Avenue 

• There will be no absentee voting services available at the Madison County Courthouse.

Dates and Hours of Operation for Absentee Voting 

• Monday through Friday from June 7 through June 16 

• 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

• Please note that no other office in the Madison County Service Center opens until 8:30 a.m.

 • Although in-person absentee voting closes on June 16, a voter may hand-deliver his or her own completed and sealed absentee ballot to the Absentee Office by 4:30 p.m. on June 17th.

At the Absentee Voting Office, a voter may:

• Apply in-person for, receive, and return his or her own absentee ballot 

• Hand-deliver his or her own completed and sealed absentee ballot 

• Receive assistance with any part of the absentee process 

A Voter May Cast an Absentee Ballot if He or She:

 • Expects to be absent from the county on election day

 • Is ill or has a physical disability that prevents a trip to the polling place 

• Is physically incapacitated and will not be able to vote in person because they cannot access their assigned polling place due to one of the following disabilities: neurological, musculoskeletal, respiratory (including speech organs), cardiovascular, or other life-altering disorder that affects his or her ability to perform manual tasks, stand for any length of time, walk unassisted, see, hear or speak, and a) he or she is an elderly voter aged 65 or older; or b) he or she is a voter with disability 

• Is a registered voter living outside the county, such as a member of the armed forces, a voter employed outside the United States, a college student, or a spouse or child of such a person

 • Is an appointed election officer or poll watcher at a polling place other than his or her regular polling place 

• Expects to work a required shift, 10-hours or more, that coincides with polling hours 

• Is a caregiver for a family member to the second degree of kinship by affinity or consanguinity and the family member is confined to his or her home 

• Is currently incarcerated in prison or jail and has not been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude 

Vote by Mail Using the Absentee Process:

For complete instructions, required application, and all absentee voting information, click here.

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