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Absentee Voting

If you are unable to make it to the polls on election day (out of the county, temporary or permanent illness/disability, etc.) you may apply for an absentee ballot:
Otsego County Absentee Ballot Application

New York State Absentee Ballot Application

New York Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot Application

Ballot Marking Device (BMD) for voters with disabilities
A BMD is available for public use at the Board of Elections for voters who need assistance filling out their absentee ballot.

Military and Overseas voters may apply for ballots at FVAP.gov

If you need an absentee ballot becuase of your duties as an election official, religious scruples, or you are a victim of domestic violence:
Special Ballot Application

For more information visit the New York State Board of Elections website