If anyone won't be able to vote during the elections on June 6, their vote can still count if they cast the absentee ballot.
The deadline for applying for the absentee ballot is two weeks away. Deadline is 4:30 p.m., June 1.
If you are in the armed forces, a student away at college or work more than ten hours away from your polling place, you can qualify for the absentee vote.
Linda Kelly, Court Specialist, Circuit Court said, “If you don't vote, you can't gripe. So I think you need to have a say in who are in the offices, who gets elected, so. It's very important. And if you do not feel like you can, if you are sick or you don't feel you can stand in long lines that qualifies. You can call us.”
To get an absentee application, call the circuit court office at 677-4805 or apply in person at the court house on the fourth floor room 405.
If a person lives in another county, they can call the probate office and ask for an application.