Emergency Absentee Ballots

Emergency Absentee Ballot Applications are available at the County Board of Elections Office.

Emergency status is determined for voters who must vote by absentee ballot because of a disability or absence from their municipality that was not and could not have been know prior to the Tuesday before the election.  The application for emergency absentee voters requires a sworn statement and notarization of the voter's signature.Emergency Absentee Application
The statutory deadline for emergency absentee applications is 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to Election Day.

If you become physically disabled or ill after 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the election or if you find out after 5:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the election
that you will be absent from your municipality of residence on Election Day because of your business, duties or occupation, you can receive an Emergency Absentee Ballot through the appropriate Court of Common Pleas. Emergency Absentee Application After 5pm Friday The statutory deadline for a voter to request an Emergency Absentee Ballot through the appropriate Court of Common Pleas is 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. The application for these emergency voters requires the approval and signature of the local Board of Elections and also the approval and signature from a Court of Common Pleas Judge..



Important Notice


To designate an authorized representative to deliver your Emergency Absentee Ballot, you must complete and sign the Designation of Agent to Assist Disabled Voter in Voting by Emergency Absentee Ballot form and the authorized representative must complete and sign the Certification of Authorized Representative

If you are not able to obtain assistance from an authorized representative, the judge will direct a deputy sheriff of the county to deliver the absentee ballot to you if you are at a physical location within the county.