Voting Absentee Due to COVID-19
Can I vote absentee due to COVID-19 concerns?
YES! Any voter may request an absentee ballot for the 2020 Elections based on concerns regarding COVID-19. On the absentee ballot application, check the"Concerns due to novel coronavirus (COVID-19)" box if you are voting absentee due to COVID-19 concerns.
You can also vote absentee if any of the following apply: Absence, Disability, work obligation or childcare, religious commitments.
Steps to vote absentee:
1. Check your registration HERE
2. Request your ballot NOW! Submit the complete application (you can now send ONE application for both the primary and general elections - check both boxes) to your town or city clerk's office by email, email, fax, or in person (check your city or town clerk's office for information about hours).
3. Track your ballot here. It usually arrives about 30 days before the election. Follow up with your town clerk to make sure your application was approved.
4. VOTE! Fill out your ballot from home. Read the instructions carefully and make sure to sign the inner envelope!
5. Return your ballot! You can send it in the mail or drop it off in person at your town or city clerk's office. Follow up with your town clerk to make sure your vote was counted.
If you have more questions, call the Democratic Party's Voter Assistance Hotline at
Their Voter Protection Team will offer live assistance Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m