If you are unable to vote at the polls on election day, you may apply for an absentee ballot if you meet any of the following conditions:
- If you will be out of the county or the state on election day
- If you have a physical illness, infirmity, or handicap which prevents you from getting to the polls
- If you are enrolled as a student at an educational institution located outside Lee County and cannot get to the polls on election day.
- If you are a member, spouse or dependent of a member of the armed forces of the United States in which case you may apply under the provision of "The Federal Voting Assistance Act".
- If you are appointed as an election officer or named as a poll watcher at a polling place other than your regular polling place.
How to apply
Applications for absentee ballots will be accepted through September 19. Applications may be obtained by calling (334) 501-7260, visiting Auburn City Hall at 144 Tichenor Avenue in Auburn, or downloaded as a PDF. Completed applications must be made in writing and either delivered in person or mailed to Auburn City Hall at 144 Tichenor Avenue, Suite 1, Auburn, Alabama 36830. The application form must be signed by the applicant. Application information includes the applicant’s name, residence address, and other information necessary to verify the applicant as a registered voter, and the address to which the ballot should be mailed.
How to vote absentee
An absentee ballot will be mailed to applicants after a proper application is submitted and verified. The completed ballots may be filed with the City Manager up to the day before Election Day, September 23. For more information, please visit www.auburnalabama.org/elections.