Voting by Mail

Where is my mail ballot?

When are mail ballots sent out?

My mail ballot has not arrived, is lost, or damaged. What can I do?

How do I request for a replacement mail ballot?

Why do I have to sign the back of the ballot envelope?

When must the voted ballot be returned?

What if I make a mistake while voting my ballot?

Will my vote still count if I forget to put my ballot in the secrecy envelope?


Q: Where is my mail ballot?

A: To find out if your ballot has been mailed, received and accepted, please contact your Clerk’s Office.

Q: When are mail ballots sent out?

A: Ballots are mailed approximately 20 days prior to an election by the Clerk’s Office.

Q: My mail ballot has not arrived, is lost, or damaged. What can I do?

A: Contact your Clerk’s Office regarding the status of your mail ballot or to request a replacement ballot.

Q: How do I request a replacement mail ballot?

A: Contact your Clerk’s Office to request a replacement ballot.

Q: Why do I have to sign the back of the ballot envelope?

A: Your Clerk’s Office will verify your identity by comparing your signature on the ballot envelope to the signature on file. If the signatures do not match, your Clerk’s Office will contact you.

Q: When must the voted ballot be returned?

A: Mail ballots must be received by close of polls at 6:00 pm on Election Day to your Clerk’s Office or at any polling place within your county.

Q: What if I make a mistake while voting my ballot?

A: If you make a mistake on your ballot do not attempt to correct it or use whiteout. Contact your Clerk’s Office to request a replacement ballot.

Q: Will my vote still count if I forget to put my ballot in the secrecy envelope?

A: Yes, ballots contained in a valid return envelope will be counted regardless of whether they are sent back in a secrecy envelope.


Additional questions? Contact the Office of Elections or your Clerk’s Office.