ABSENTEE VOTING: FOR MAIL OUT BALLOT
Primary: May 22, 2018
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 May 22, 2018. The application has to be in house by the close of the business day, which is 4:00 p.m. on May 15 to receive your ballot. Therefore, please request your absentee in time to have the application before the deadline.
· 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
· Fax: 270-384-4805 with name, address, phone number and signature
· Email: Lisa.email@example.com with name, and phone number
· Call in 270-384-2801
· Personally come in : Adair County Clerk’s Office, 424 Public Square, Columbia KY
Absentee voting on machines:
Absentee Machines will be opened Monday, May 1, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. cst until 4:00 p.m. CST after Monday the machines will be opened Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. cst to 4:00 p.m. cst and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST. Machines will be opened until Monday, May 21 at 4:00 p.m. CST. Location of machine will be in the Adair County Clerks Lisa Greer Office, 424 Public Square, Columbia KY 42728
The following voters may, at any time during normal business hours on those days absentee voting is conducted in the County Clerk’s Office, make application in person to the county clerk to vote on a voting machine in the county clerk’s office;
· Students who temporarily reside outside the county of their residence;
· Individuals, and the spouse, who have surgery scheduled that will require hospitalization on Election Day;
· Individuals who temporarily reside outside the state but who are still eligible to vote in this state and who will be absent from the county on Election Day;
· Residents of Kentucky who are uniformed service voters as defined in KRS 117A.010 confined to a military base on Election Day and who learn of that confinement within seven (7) days or less of the election and are not eligible for a paper absentee ballot.
· A voter who is a pregnant woman in her last trimester of pregnancy at the time she wishes to vote.
· Election Officials:
1. Precinct election officer appointed to serve in a precinct other than his/her own
2. Alternate precinct officer
3. County Board of Elections members, staff, and deputy county clerks.
4. State Board of Elections staff
· A voter who will be absent from the county on Election Day but is not permitted to vote by mail-in absentee ballot
ELECTIONEERING BAN DURING ABSENTEE VOTING
The electioneering ban during absentee voting applies to the building, on days in which absentee voting is being conducted and prohibits election materials to be affixed to the interior and exterior of the building. No person shall electioneer within the interior of a building or affix any electioneering materials to the exterior or interior of a building where the county clerk’s office is located. No electioneering may be done within a 100ft of the entrance of said building.