Still need to deliver your mail-in ballot? Find an Election Day delivery site here

By: - November 3, 2020 1:32 pm

Voters have until 8 p.m. on election night to deliver mail-in ballots to their county election offices. 

If you haven’t delivered yours, do not put it in the mail. 

Deliver it in person to your county election office, or to a secure drop box or satellite voting site your county is operating today. Our map of ballot delivery sites shows which ones are open on Election Day. Many county offices are running extended hours so they’ll stay open until 8 p.m., but we recommend verifying hours and locations before embarking on a delivery. 

These sites have a hard and fast deadline of 8 p.m. on Tuesday night. If you’re standing in line when they close, you’ll likely be turned away – unlike voters who are in line at polling places, those in line at drop boxes aren’t entitled under state law to finish casting their vote after polls close.

Approved mail-in voters are allowed to vote in person if they forfeit their mail-in ballot at your polling place. If you lost or never received it, you’ll be allowed to vote at your precinct using a provisional ballot. That ballot will be counted once officials ensure they did not also receive a mail-in ballot with your signature. 

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Elizabeth Hardison
Elizabeth Hardison

Elizabeth Hardison covered education policy, election administration, criminal justice and legislative news for the Capital-Star from Jan. 2019-April 2021. You can find her on Twitter @ElizHardison.