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Absentee Voting

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1. Why must I state a reason for obtaining an absentee ballot?
2. How do I get an absentee ballot?
3. When can I request the ballot, and when is the ballot due?
4. When are ballots mailed?
5. How may I contact the Absentee Voting Department?

Candidate Petitions

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1. Is there a cost to file a petition?
2. Can petitions be downloaded?
3. How many signatures are required on a petition?
4. Can a petition be picked up by someone other than the candidate?
5. Who is my state representative?
6. What is the deadline date for Arlington/Lakeland petitions?

Early Voting

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1. What is required to be eligible to vote early?
2. Do I need a reason to vote early?
3. What form of identification do I need to vote early?
4. Can I change my address or update my voter registration information at an early voting location?
5. Do I need to have a reason to early vote
6. Can I vote at any location

Election Officials

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1. What are the requirements to become an election official?
2. What is the pay for election officials?
3. How long is the work day?

Financial Disclosures

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1. Where are financial disclosure reports filed?
2. How do you close a campaign account?
3. Who must file a campaign financial disclosure?
4. How do I find out if I have a fine with the state registry or how much?

Reports & GIS Maps

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1. Can I order reports online?
2. Can the reports or map be emailed to me?

Voter Registration

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1. Who may register to vote?
2. Do I have to early vote at any particular location?
3. How can a qualified applicant register by mail?
4. I am in college and want to absentee vote. How do I do that?
5. How and where may qualified applicants register?
6. When will I receive a voter registration card?
7. When may a qualified applicant register?

Voting Machines FAQs

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1. What type of voting machine is used by Shelby County?
2. What is an electronic poll book (EPB)?
3. How are voting results tabulated at the close of polls?
4. My school/organization is interested in using voting machines for their election. How do I make a request to use the voting machines?