Absentee Ballot

Who may apply for an absentee ballot?
Any registered voter who will be away from their residence on Election Day.
If you will be away from home, but in the United States, submit an Absentee Ballot Request Form to receive a ballot at an address other than your residence.
If you are in the military or overseas, click military or overseas voter for instructions and forms.


When can I apply for an absentee ballot?
You may apply for an absentee ballot at any time.  Be sure to allow enough time for your ballot to be delivered to your absentee address by mail.  Then vote and return your ballot, postmarked by Election Day. 


How do I apply for an absentee ballot?
Complete and submit an Absentee Ballot Request Form to Lane County Elections.  


Ballot mailing dates
Military/overseas voters - 45 days prior to Election Day
Out-of-State voters - 29 days prior to Election Day
Local voters - 19 days prior to Election Day