Countdown to Election Day: How to return your absentee ballot

Raquel Upson, Correspondent

 For those voting by absentee ballot, returning your completed ballot is the next step amid the November General Election

What’s new: Ballots must be signed correctly.

  • After your county’s election office reviews your application, you will receive your absentee ballot by mail.
  • Fill out your ballot according to the provided instructions. 
  • Failure to do so could invalidate your ballot.

What’s next: Completed ballots must arrive at your county’s election office by Election Day.

  • Mail completed absentee ballot to your county’s election office. UPS recommends mailing completed ballots at least a week before election day. 
  • You can also hand-deliver your ballot to your county registrar. 
  • To find a ballot drop-off location near you visit