Funding election set for Sept. 18By Staff Reports Published 4:09pm Friday, September 7, 2012
Chilton County residents will be among those voting on an amendment to the Alabama Constitution on Sept. 18.
The amendment pertains to the transfer of funds from the Trust Fund to the General Fund.
Absentee ballots are available at the Chilton County Circuit Clerk’s and Absentee Election Manager’s Office in Room 304 of the courthouse for the Sept. 18 Constitutional Amendment Election, according to a press release.
Any qualified elector may vote by mail or in person at the Absentee Election Manager’s office if he or she makes application in writing no fewer than five days prior to the election and meets one of the following requirements:
•The person will be out of the county or state on Election Day.
•The person has any physical illness or infirmity that prevents his or her attendance at the polls.
•The person works a shift that has at least 10 hours that coincide with the hours the polls are open at his or her regular polling place.
•The person is enrolled as a student at an educational institution located outside the county of his or her personal residence that prevents his or her attendance at the polls.
•The person is a member of, or spouse or dependant of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, or is similarly qualified to vote absentee pursuant to the Federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42, U.S.C. 1973ff.
An applicant for an absentee ballot who is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, including the Alabama National Guard, the United States Naval Reserves, the United States Air Force Reserves and the United States Army Reserve on active duty, or active duty training, or an applicant who is the spouse of any member of the Armed Forces or any other applicant qualified to vote absentee pursuant to the Federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 42 U.S.C. 1973ff, may apply for an absentee ballot by filling out the federal postcard application form, authorized and provided for under the provisions of the Federal Voting Assistance Act.