Absentee Ballot Application
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COUNTY BOARD OF REGISTRARS
P.O. BOX 2102
117 EAST JACKSON ST.
DUBLIN, GA 31021
Telephone: (478) 272-2841
Fax: (478) 277-2933
You may vote by absentee ballot if:
- You will be absent from your precinct from 7:00 a.m.
until 7:00 p.m. on election day.
- You are 75 years of age or older.
- You have a physical disability which prevents you from
voting in person or you are a constant caregiver of a person
with a disability.
- You are an election official.
- You are observing a religious holiday which prevents you
from voting in person.
- You are required to remain on duty in your precinct for
the protection of life, health, or safety of the public.
- An elector may cast an absentee ballot in person at the
registrar's office during the period of Monday through
Friday of the week immediately preceding the date of the
primary, election, or run-off primary or election without
having to provide a reason.
- No Reason Absentee
How do I apply for an absentee ballot?
You may request an absentee ballot as early as 180 days
before an election. Absentee ballots must be signed and received
county board of registrars' office on or before election day
- no absentee ballots are issued on election day. You may
absentee ballot application and mail it or fax it to your
county board of registrars' office. The application must be
in writing and must contain the address to which the ballot is
to be mailed, the reason for voting by absentee ballot,
sufficient information to identify you as a voter, and the
election in which you wish to vote. If you are physically
disabled or living temporarily outside your county of residence,
a close relative may apply for an absentee ballot for you.
Applications for absentee
by uniformed or overseas voters (pursuant to the
Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act) can be accepted more than 180 days prior to a primary
or election in which a federal candidate appears on the ballot as
well as for any runoffs resulting therefrom including presidential
preference primaries for
two general elections.
May I receive assistance with my absentee ballot?
A physically disabled or illiterate voter may receive
assistance from another voter in the same county or municipality
or from the same category of relatives who can make an
application for or deliver an absentee ballot. If the voter is
outside of the county or municipality, then a notary public can
provide such assistance. Any person who assists another person
to vote absentee must complete an oath prescribed by law
demonstrating the statutory disability and that the ballot was
completed as the voter desired. No person may assist more than
ten voters in a primary, election, or runoff. A
candidate on the ballot, or a relative of a
candidate on the ballot, may not offer assistance
during the election to any voter who is not related to the
Are there any restrictions regarding attachments to the Absentee
An application for an absentee ballot cannot be physically
attached to a publication that advocates for or against a
particular candidate, issue, etc., and distributed by any
person, entity, or organization.