A near relative or verifiable legal guardian can request an absentee ballot from the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections for any registered voter in Mecklenburg County prior to the last Tuesday before an election by completing the Absentee Ballot Request Form
. An application and ballots will be mailed to the voter after the receipt of a completed form. For the purpose of this Article(§
163.230.1.(f)), "near relative" means spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, or stepchild. Click here for election dates and deadlines.
The near relative may request the ballots now for any election in which the voter is eligible to vote in 2014. We begin accepting the form for absentee ballots for all elections in 2014 after January 1, 2014. The earliest date Ballots may be mailed for the Primary to be held on May 6, 2014 is March 17, 2014. Ballots for the November 4, 2014 election may be mailed no earlier than September 5, 2014.