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Clerk Greer posts requirements for mail-in absentee ballots

By Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk

The following information pertains to:
  1. Special Local Option Election (Wet-Dry) March 22, 2016
  2. Primary: May 17, 2016
Mail-in Absentee Ballots may be requested at any time. The following voters may apply to cast their votes by MAIL-IN absentee ballot if the application is received not later than the close of business hours seven (7) days before the elections of March 22 and May 17, 2016:

  • Voters who due to age, disability, or illness, will be unable to go to the polls on Election Day
  • Voter who is a resident of Kentucky who is a covered voter as defined in KRS 117A.101-military personnel
  • Military personnel confined to a military base on Election Day
  • Students who temporarily reside outside the county
  • Voters who temporarily reside outside the state but remain eligible to vote in this state (including vacationers)
  • Voters who are in jail and have been charged with a crime, but not yet convicted of a crime
  • Voters whose employment location requires them to be present from the county all hours and days absentee voting is conducted in the clerk's office...
  • Voters who are participants in the Office of the Secretary of State's Address Confidentiality Program
Absentee Ballots may be requested by:
  • Mail in a written request
  • Call 270-384-2801
  • Personally come in : Adair County Clerk's Office, 424 Public Square, Columbia KY
Once an absentee ballot is requested, you will be mailed an application to fill out which has to be mailed by to the Clerk's Office, once we receive the application we then will mail your Ballot. Please follow instructions completely when filling out your ballot.

REMINDER: Books will close February 23rd, 2016 for the Special Election, this means if you haven't registered to vote, or need to change your information it has to be done by February 23, 2016 at 4pmCT. PLEASE remember if you change your party this will make you ineligible to vote in the Primary, the books closed for party change on December 31, 2015 pursuant to KRS116.055 per my press releases.

Thank you, Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk

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