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How to get your ballot

Learn how we deliver ballots and what to do if you are out of town or need more help getting your ballot. 

By mail

If you are a registered voter, you will receive a ballot in the mail. We mail ballots to registered voters 20 days before election day, 45 days for overseas and military service voters.

Accessibile voting options

Voting by mail is a convenient option for most people, however there are other options available if you need assistance voting.

Learn more about accessible voting options

How to get your ballot if you are out of town

You can get your ballot up to 90 days before a primary or general election.

Download the special ballot application form (103KB)

By mail

If you will be near a mailbox, we can send your ballot to you anywhere in the world. Contact us with your mailing address and let us know how long you will be there. We will mail your ballot directly to you. 


If you have access to the internet and a printer, you can download and print your ballot. You have different ballot return options, depending on where you are.

Before you leave

If you won't be home to receive or return your regular mail ballot and are not able to access your ballot online, you can get a ballot before you leave. Contact us to find out more.