This bill would:
- allow a registered voter to vote by absentee ballot without an excuse.
- extend the deadline for absentee ballot applications.
- eliminate the requirement that an absentee ballot must be postmarked as of the date prior to the day of the election.
We support this bill.
On February 10, HB 396 was read and assigned to the House Constitution, Campaigns and Elections Committee. It is now pending committee action.
- 3/3/21 - House bill allowing no excuse absentee voting carried over [WAFF]
- 3/1/21 - Rep. Hall files bill to "authorize absentee voting without excuse" [WZDX]
- 2/24/21 - Bill would allow no-excuse absentee voting [Alabama Daily News]
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