To receive a mail-in absentee ballot for an election, a voter or the voter's near-relative* or legal guardian must use the State Absentee Ballot Request form to request the ballot. Request forms are available here on the Beaufort County Board of Elections website, and at the Beaufort County Board of Elections Office. The form can be reproduced.
*A "near-relative" means a spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, or stepchild.
A signed and completed State Absentee Ballot Request Form must be received by no later than 5:00 p.m. on the last Tuesday prior to the date of the election for which the ballot is being requested. The deadline for the November 6th, 2018 Election is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018.
A signed and completed request form may be mailed, faxed, e-mailed or delivered in person to the county board of elections office.
Note: A request form must be received for each election that a voter desires to vote a by-mail absentee ballot.
To access the State Absentee Ballot Request Form click HERE or download the file below.