Less than a week remains for registered voters in Texas County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the July 27th Primary Election, County Election Board Secretary Kimberly Sloat said today.
Applications for absentee ballots must be in the hands of the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21st to be processed.
Any registered voter eligible to vote in the election may vote by absentee ballot without stating a reason, Sloat said. Absentee voters may apply in person at the County Election Board office or they may send their applications by mail, by fax, or by telegraph.
Voters also may apply for absentee ballots for the following reasons:
--Registered voters who are physically incapacitated and voters who care for
physically incapacitated persons who cannot be left unattended may apply for
absentee ballots only by mail, by fax, or by telegraph.
--Registered voters who are confined to nursing homes in the county may apply
only by mail, by fax, or by telegraph.
--Military personnel, residents of Texas County living overseas and the spouses and
dependents of each group are entitled to vote without being registered. They may
apply only by mail or by fax
For more information on absentee voting, contact the County Election Board at 301 N. Main. The telephone number is 580-338-7644. The County Election Board's fax number is 580-338-2618.