The deadline to apply for absentee ballot applications is quickly approaching. Individuals who expect to be absent from their municipality on Election Day, April 24, are eligible to apply for an absentee voting ballot. The last day to apply for an absentee voting application is Tuesday, April 17.
Any voter who is unable to attend his or her voting place due to illness or physical disability can also apply for an absentee voting ballot.
Applications for absentee voting can be acquired at many public buildings, including municipal buildings, libraries and liquor stores.
According to the Montgomery County Voter Services website, to apply for absentee voting, a voter must provide:
- Name of registered voter
- Montgomery County address of registered voter
- Address where absentee ballot is to be sent
- Date of birth
- Reason for absentee ballot
- Signature of registered voter requesting the absentee ballot
Applications must be mailed to:
Montgomery County Court House
P.O. Box 311
Norristown, PA 19404-0311
and cannot be faxed. The application must be received by the Election Board on April 17 by 5 p.m. to be registered for absentee voting for the April Pennsylvania primary election.