Return a Vote-By-Mail Ballot
Vote-by-mail ballots may be returned
cannot be turned in at the precincts.
To be counted, a
vote-by-mail ballot must:
Be signed by
the voter where indicated on the return envelope.
signature or mark must be substantially the same as that on
file with the Department of Elections. Signing by a Power of Attorney is not acceptable.
(For further information,
Arrive at the
Department of Elections no later than 7:00 pm on Election
If a voter decides to vote at their precinct or at an Early Voting
Site, the vote-by-mail ballot may be taken with them to be turned
in and cancelled. A replacement ballot will be issued.
If a voter makes a mistake when completing a
the voter should
call the Department of Elections for further
If you returned your
ballot to your supervisor of elections, but it is
unsigned/missing signature or a signature discrepancy on the
Voter's Certificate on the return envelope,
your ballot will not count unless you complete and return
the Vote-by-Mail Ballot Cure Affidavit no later than 5 pm on the
after the election.
Please follow the
instructions on the form carefully, as failure to follow
these instructions may cause your ballot not to count.
Once the affidavit has been
completed, return to the Department of Elections
via mail, fax, email or in person.
Form for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot Cure Affidavit for an
Unsigned/Missing Signature or Signature Discrepancy on a Vote-By-Mail Ballot
English (pdf) -
verify voter registration status/vote-by-mail information on file,
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