Voting registration dates to remember


If you want to vote in the August 6 primary elections and you have not registered by now, well, you are too late. However, if you want to vote in the runoffs that would be on August 27, you have until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 29th to register.

If you don’t register in time for the runoffs, you have until October 7th to register to vote in the general election on November 5th and the runoff on November 26th.

Absentee Ballot by Mail Deadline is 5:00 p.m on the day of the election (August 6th). Circuit Clerks’ Offices must be in actual receipt of absentee ballots returned by mail for ballots to be timely. This is not a postmark deadline but an actual receipt deadline.

Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act ("UOCAVA")-- Deadline is the day of the election (August 6th) at 7:00 p.m.

Absentee ballots received by the Circuit Clerks’ Offices by 7:00 p.m. from only UOCAVA voters by email, fax or mail are timely, and should be delivered to the voters’ respective precincts for processing by the poll managers.

Voter ID Affidavit Ballot Deadline, August 13th 5:00 p.m.: Last day affidavit voters who cast an affidavit ballot by reason of photo ID may present an acceptable form of photo ID or complete an affidavit of religious objection in the Circuit Clerk’s Office.

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