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The municipal election is coming up on August 25th, and many citizens are worried about exposure to COVID-19 at the polls. If you’re one of them, here are easy instructions for absentee voting, provided by the Battle Works campaign team.
In July, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill confirmed that any citizen who wishes to vote by absentee ballot due to COVID-19 should mark the box stating they have a physical illness or infirmity that prevents their attendance at the polls on their application. This ensures their vote will be counted, whether or not they risk going to the polls.
Don’t miss these important points:
Absentee voters also have a one-stop-shop setup on the first floor of City Hall, located downtown on 308 Fountain Circle. Ballots may be dropped off there.
On voting day, for voters who choose to vote in person, each poll will have provisions in place for safe voting. They are:
There is also a one-stop-shop for absentee voters open on the first floor of City Hall at 308 Fountain Circle.