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Vote Early Day - State by State Voter Information

No-Excuse Mail Voting
In-Person Early Voting

Voter Information

Primary Election Day: August 22, 2023
Primary Ballots Mailed: July 31, 2023
Primary In-Person Early Voting Opens: No in-person early voting.
General Election Day: November 7, 2023
General Election Ballots Mailed: September 4, 2023
General Election In-Person Early Voting Opens: No in-person early voting.
Additional Voting Information: Alabama Elections Information Website


This state requires an excuse to vote by mail. Check out the information below to determine if you are eligible to vote by mail.

Absentee Voting Criteria

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.
  • You are a caregiver for a family member who is confined to the home.
  • You are incarcerated but otherwise eligible to vote.

If you have encountered a problem with voting, please call this national nonpartisan hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE.