Elections/Voting in Lauderdale County

Voter registration is governed in Alabama by state law and the federal National Voter Registration Act (commonly known as "motor voter").

For more information on the National Voter Registration Act and voter registration opportunities under the Act, please click here.


To register to vote in the State of Alabama, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Reside in Alabama
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have not been convicted of a disqualifying felony (or have rights restored)
  • Have not been legally declared "mentally incompetent" by a court of law

Deadline for Registering To Vote

Voter registration is closed fourteen (14) days before an election.

Absentee Ballot Application Deadline

Absentee ballot applications should be hand delivered or mailed to the Absentee Election Manager no later than the 5th calendar day prior to election.

Obtaining a Voter Registration Application

You may download the State of Alabama Postcard Voter Registration Application from this site by using the button below.  Any individual registering to vote must send the completed application with his/her original signature to the county's Board of Voter Registration in which he/she resides.  Once you have filled out this form, please mail to:

Board of Registrars
P.O. Box 1059
Florence, AL 35631

You may also submit your voter registration application by visiting the Secretary of State website at www.alabamavotes.gov

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