APPLICATION FOR
EMERGENCY ABSENTEE BALLOT
When I apply for this absentee ballot, I understand that my name will be stricken from the list of qualied electors and, when I cast this
absentee ballot, I understand that I will not be entitled to vote at my regular polling place.
Only in the case of a medical emergency may a voter forward this application to the Absentee Election Manager by U.S. Mail or commercial carrier [§17-
11-3 and §17-11-4, Code of Alabama, 1975]. Also in the case of a medical emergency, the voter’s designee may hand this application to the Absentee
Election Manager.
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Voter’s Signature
Witness Signature
Print Witness Name
Complete this
section if voter
signs by mark
Street Address (address where you are registered to vote; do not use PO box)
Mail my ballot to the address where I regularly receive mail, if different from the street address provided above.
Precinct where you vote (name and/or location of your polling place)
Work Telephone Number
Date of Birth
Home Telephone Number
For all registered voters
PHYSICIAN’S REPORT FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCY
Physician shall describe and certify the circumstances as constituting the emergency.
Physician’s Signature Date
I will be unable to vote at my regular polling place on election day because (check one reason):
I have a medical emergency. Complete the Physician’s Report below. The physician’s report must be signed by a physician. [If
the physician’s report is on a separate document, attach it to this application. This application may be delivered by a designee. If
assigning a designee, complete the designee section at the bottom of this form.]
I am required by my employer under unforeseen circumstances within ve days before an election to be unavailable to vote at the
polls on election day. [The voter must deliver the application by hand to the Absentee Election Manager no later than the day prior
to the election.]
I am a caregiver of a person who requires emergency treatment by a licensed physician within ve days before an election. [The
voter must deliver the application by hand to the Absentee Election Manager no later than the day prior to the election.]
A family member to the second degree of kinship by afnity or consanguinity died within ve days before an election. [The voter
must deliver the application by hand to the Absentee Election Manager no later than the day prior to the election.]
City
ZIP
YearDayMonth
( )
( )
Last Name (Please print)
First Name Middle or Maiden Name
Drivers License Number
STATE
NUMBER
IF NO DRIVER’S LICENSE NUMBER
Last 4 digits of
Social Security
number
E-mail Address
Return this application to:
Primary Election or Presidential Preference Primary
Select one:
I hereby make application for an absentee ballot so that I may vote in the following election:
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Other ____________
Amendments Only
Primary Runoff Election
Select one:
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Other __________
Amendments Only
General Election
Special Election (specify) ________________________
n Absentee ballots for elections more than 42 days apart must be requested on separate applications, unless you are a member of the armed forces, or a
spouse or dependent of such person, or you are a United States citizen residing overseas, or are permanently disabled.
n An application submitted by a member of the armed forces, or a spouse or dependent of such person, or a United States citizen residing overseas is
valid for all county, state and federal elections in the current calendar year. An application submitted by a citizen with a permanent disability is valid for all
municipal, county, state, and federal elections in the current calendar year.
Municipal Election
Democratic Party
Republican Party
If a primary or runoff, check one:
Please note that a copy of your valid photo identication must be submitted with this application.
ASSIGNMENT OF DESIGNEE FOR DELIVERY OF APPLICATION
An application for an emergency medical absentee ballot may be forwarded to the Absentee Election Manager by the applicant or his or her designee. If
assigning a designee, complete this section.
Printed Name of Designee Signature of Designee
For Ofce Use Only
______________________ COUNTY, ALABAMA
Please note that only one application may be placed in the same envelope.
FORM AV-E1
Date Revised 07/29/2019
General Voter Information - Please provide complete information so that we may verify your eligibility to vote.
PENALTIES
§17-17-24, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended
(a) Any person who willfully changes an absentee voters ballot to the extent that it does not reect the voters
true ballot, any person who willfully votes more than once by absentee ballot in the same election, any person
who willfully votes for another voter or falsies absentee ballot applications or verication documents so as
to vote absentee, or any person who solicits, encourages, urges, or otherwise promotes illegal absentee voting,
shall be guilty, upon conviction, of a Class C felony. Any person who willfully aids any person unlawfully to
vote an absentee ballot, any person who knowingly and unlawfully votes an absentee ballot, and any voter who
votes both an absentee and a regular ballot at any election shall be similarly punished.
(b) Upon request by the local district attorney or the Secretary of State, the Attorney General shall provide
investigating assistance in instances of absentee ballot or voting violations.
(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to impede or inhibit organized legal efforts to encourage voter
participation in the election process or to discourage a candidate from encouraging electors to lawfully vote by
absentee ballot.
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