Absentee ballot applications due soon
Voters in Comanche County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 24 primary elections should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Monica Baughman said.
The board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. June 18. Absentee ballot application forms are available at the election board office, 315 SW 5th.
Baughman said any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot in any election in which he or she is eligible to vote. By stating one of the following reasons on their applications, voters can activate some special conditions that make it easier for them to use absentee ballots. Those include voters who are physically incapacitated, who care for physically incapacitated persons who cannot be left unattended, andvoters confined to nursing homes within the county.