If I requested a mail-in or absentee ballot and do not return it to the elections office by 8 pm on May 18, can I still vote at my poll?

If you applied for a mail-in ballot and a mail-in ballot was placed in the mail to you, you will be noted in the poll books at your precinct as having received a mail-in ballot. You will be permitted to vote by provisional ballot only, unless you bring your ballot, secrecy envelope and the outer envelope which contains the voter declaration on it. You will also be required to sign a declaration certifying that you have not voted by any other method. After the Judge of Elections verifies that you did not complete an Over-the-Counter Ballot at the Elections Office, you will then be permitted to cast a regular vote. If all of these qualifications cannot be met, you will be provided a Provisional Ballot. 

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2. Am I registered to vote?
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4. What if I need to make a change to my registration?
5. How do I sign up to vote by mail or absentee and what's the difference between the two?
6. Did I sign up to receive a mail-in ballot in November?
7. Can I withdraw my request for a mail-in ballot and vote in person?
8. Where can I return my voter registration or mail-in ballot application in person?
9. What is the deadline to return my mail in or absentee ballot?
10. When can I expect my mail-in ballot?
11. Will there be a secure drop box for my mail-in ballot?
12. Can I return my spouse or adult child’s mail in ballot to the election office?
13. If I requested a mail-in or absentee ballot and do not return it to the elections office by 8 pm on May 18, can I still vote at my poll?
14. If I applied for a mail-in ballot and registered to vote at the same time will my mail-in request be rejected if the registration is not finalized first?
15. If I submitted a paper application for a mail-in ballot and have not received it should I reapply online for the mail-in ballot?
16. I received notice that my mail-in ballot application was rejected. What do I do?
17. Do I have to return my mail-in ballot in the “secrecy envelope?"
18. Why do you continue to send me mail-in ballot applications?
19. Where can I vote early for the primary election?
20. Do I have to change my political party to vote for a certain candidate in the general election?
21. Will I be permitted to obtain an in-person or over the counter ballot at the elections office in advance of the November 2, 2021 election?
22. I received several emails saying that I would be receiving my mail-in or absentee ballot. Does that mean I will receive multiple ballots?
23. I filled my ballot out in blue ink. Will it still be valid?
24. I signed my name in the declaration area but put my birthdate where today's date should go. Will my ballot be accepted?