Vote by Absentee Ballot


You may vote by absentee ballot 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


  • Download and complete the Municipal Elections Absentee Ballot Application form.
  • Complete and Return Ballot
  • Once the voter completes the ballot, please follow instructions mailed with the ballot. Ballots must be post marked the day before the election day.
  • One application per envelope.

Mail your completed ballot to:
Kenneth Benion, Clerk-Treasurer
PO Box 308
Huntsville, Alabama 35804


Hand-deliver your completed form to:
Kenneth Benion, Clerk-Treasurer
308 Fountain Circle, 3rd Floor
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
(Free parking available in front of Municipal Building)

Absentee ballots for elections more than 30 days apart must be requested on separate applications. This restriction does not apply if you are a member of the armed forces or you are a United States citizen residing overseas, or you are a spouse or dependent of such person.

The absentee election manager may not accept multiple applications which are mailed in one envelope.