Alabama Election Law

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Voter Registration

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodOnline, in person, and by mail. No changeNo legislative movement
DeadlineFourteen (14) days prior to election. No changeNo legislative movement
AutomaticNoNo changeNo legislative movement
Same DayNo allowedNo changeNo legislative movement

Absentee Ballot Application

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseAbsence, illness, work, or an election official. Anybody may vote via absentee ballots.
- Alabama Secretary of State
No legislative movement
AutomaticNoNo changeNo legislative movement
Deadline5:00 PM the day before the election. No changeNo legislative movement
Valid for X# of CyclesSame cycle onlyNo chgangeNo legislative movement

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDSignature Verification and witness statement No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxNoNo ChangesNo legislative activity
Return DeadlineClose of business day before election. No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Ballot Harvesting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedYesNo changeNo legislative movement
Limited 3rd PartyStrictly prohibitedNo changeNo legislative movement
Paid Political OperativesStrictly prohibited No changeNo legislative movement

Early Voting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailYesNo changeNo legislative movement
In PersonNoNo change No legislative movement

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationRequiredNo changeNo legislative movement
Witness StatementTwo witness signature OR notary signatureNo changeNo legislative movement
Other---
Cure ProcessNo cure processNo changeNo legislative movement

Voter Identification - In Person

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDStrictly requiredNo changeNo legislative movement
Other Options---
Provisional BallotsNot providedNo changeNo legislative movement

Voting Day

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Hours7:00 AM to 7:00 PMNo changeNo legislative movement
Wait TimeNot mentionedNo changeNo legislative movement
Electioneering30 feetNo changeNo legislative movement
Other---

Voter Rolls

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update FrequencyContinuousNo changeNo legislative movement
Voter RemovalDeath, or moving. No changeNo legislative movement