February 13 2020

Absentee Ballots for Presidential Primary Available at Town Clerk's Office


Anyone who wants to vote in the upcoming Presidential Primary but who can’t make it to the polls can still participate. 


Absentee ballots are now available at the Town Clerk’s office, Town Clerk Amy Warfield said in a release. The deadline for absentee voting is noon on Monday, March 2


Voters unable to vote at the polls on Election Day due to absence from the town during the hours the polls are open, physical disability or religious belief are eligible for an absentee ballot. 


To apply voters or one of their family members must turn in a written request to the Town Clerk’s office by the deadline. Voters may apply and vote in person at the Town Clerk's office or through the mail.  If the ballot is to be mailed, apply far enough in advance so that the ballot can be mailed and returned by the close of the poll. Applications are also available at www.burlington.org click the link on the front page. 


Hospitalized voters must have been admitted after noon of the 5th day before the election, the notice from the Town Clerk states. They must apply themselves and designate in writing who may hand carry the ballot to them. Applications can be made anytime, however, the ballot must be returned by the close of the poll.


The presidential primary is Tuesday, March 3. The polls will be open at Burlington High School from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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