Where Can I Apply for an Absentee Ballot Online?

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Voting is an important way to make your voice heard and shape the future of the country, but, particularly amid concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, standing in line and filling out a ballot in a voting booth may not be so appealing to you. If you can’t make it to a local polling place on an election day or you’d rather not cast your vote that way, you may be able to vote via mail by applying for an absentee ballot.

While all states offer absentee voting, the state where you vote may have some specific rules about whether or not you can receive a ballot in the mail. If you do qualify, once you fill out your application online, you can vote from the comfort of your own home as long as you mail the ballot back in time. Here's how to get started.