absentee ballot


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absentee ballot

n.
A ballot marked and mailed in advance by a voter away from the place where he or she is registered.

ab′sentee bal′lot


n.
the ballot used for an absentee vote.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absentee ballot - (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)absentee ballot - (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)
election - a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
ballot - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
Translations

absentee ballot

n (esp US) → ˜ Briefwahl f
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The town clerk's office reports to me that you have not yet returned your application for an absentee ballot for the July 25th special election.
As a registered voter, you may obtain an absentee ballot if you are age 60 or older; physically unable to attend the polls without the assistance of another; expecting to be absent from the community in which you are registered for the entire time the polls will be open on Election Day; in jail awaiting arraignment or trial; unable to attend the polls due to religious reasons or will be working as an election inspector in a precinct outside of your precinct of residence.
You may prefer to vote early or by absentee ballot to ensure that your vote is counted in this historic election.
One mailed-in absentee ballot envelope did not contain a yellow absentee ballot, but a standard white ballot such as would be cast at the polls on Election Day.
Tormala forwarded Van Vleet's email about the absentee ballot issue to Ruth Siragusa, a consumer access analyst for the NCUA's Office of Consumer Protection.
5828 would permit an absentee ballot application to be treated as an application for subsequent elections in the state through the next regular general election.
Several tens of thousands of Self-Defense Forces personnel will vote in nationwide local government elections this month by absentee ballot as they have been deployed in areas severely damaged by the March 11 mega earthquake and ensuing tsunami, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
When approved, the Election Official will mail the absentee ballot, or in
The new federal law also requires each state to designate at least one means of electronic communication fax or e-mail--to handle voter registration and absentee ballot applications, to provide election and voting information and to send blank ballots overseas.
McLeod, a World War II veteran and former prisoner of war, said he was dropping off his absentee ballot because he was "proud to be an American.
They will also have the necessary forms, including the Federal Post Card Application for registration and absentee ballot requests, and the back-up Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots available for all potential voters, and will be able to walk voters through the steps to submit those cards and ballots.
Please send an absentee ballot for the 2008 Tennessee Nurses Association election.