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.