When can voters submit an absentee ballot request?

Voters can begin requesting an absentee ballot.

How can a voter request an absentee ballot?

A voter can request an absentee ballot by using the Montana Secretary of State’s application form: https://sosmt.gov/Portals/142/Elections/Forms/Application-for-Absentee-Ballot.pdf

Requests may be submitted by mail or in-person to the county election office. Some counties may accept other methods as well, check with your county election office for more details.

Does the state require an excuse to vote absentee?


Can a family member or other individual request an absentee ballot on a voter’s behalf?

Generally, no. Some exceptions apply for uniformed-service voters.

When is the last day to request an absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 general election?

Absentee ballots must be requested by noon on the day prior to Election Day, which is November 2, 2020.