ABBM-Application for Ballot by Mail-English - Dallas County Elections

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Form Notes Name of Form: Application for Ballot by Mail. Form Number: 5-15. Section Reference: Sections 84.001, 84.002, 84.011, and 86.0015 Texas Election Code. Purpose: To allow early voting other than by personal appearance. Number of Copies Required: One per early voter. Completed by: Voter applying for ballot. Filing Date: First day to apply is January 1 of any given year in which the applicant wishes to receive ballots. Last day in which an application may be received is the 11th day before the election unless the 11th day is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal state or national holiday, in which case the last day is the first regular business day before the 11th day. Filed with: Early Voting Clerk. Comments: Any application received that is not on this form is an "informal application" and may be accepted only if it contains the following information: 1.

Name and residence address of registration of applicant.


Address to which ballot is to be mailed.


Indication of each election for which the voter is applying.


The ground of eligibility for voting by mail.

5. If the ground is absence from the county, an indication that the voter satisfies that ground (provides a mailing address outside the county of residence). 6.

The signature of the applicant.

Printing Notes: None. Version: Current form is dated 08/15.


Remove the tab strip to expose glue line on the reverse side and fold top to bottom to seal.

Application for Ballot by Mail 1

Prescribed by the Office of the Secretary of State of Texas A5-15e 08/15

Last Name (Please print information)

Suffix (Jr., Sr., III, etc)

For Official Use Only VUID #, County Election Precinct #, Statement of Residence, etc.

First Name

Middle Initial


Residence Address: See back of this application for instructions.



Zip Code


Mail my ballot to: If mailing address differs from residence address, please complete Box # 7.



Zip Code



Date of Birth (mm/dd/yyyy) (Optional)

Reason for Voting by Mail:


65 years of age or older. (Complete Box #6a) Disability. (Complete Box #6a) Expected absence from the county. (Complete Box #6b and Box #8)

You will receive a ballot for the upcoming election only

Confinement in jail. (Complete Box #6b)

ONLY Voters 65 Years of Age or Older or Voters with a Disability: If applying for one election, select appropriate box. If applying once for elections in the calendar year, select “Annual Application.”

Mailing Address as listed on my voter registration certificate

Address of the jail

Nursing home, assisted living facility, or long term care facility

Relative; relationship _________________


Address outside the county (see Box #8)

Retirement Center

You will receive a ballot for the upcoming election only


If you are requesting this ballot be mailed to a different address (other than residence), indicate where the ballot will be mailed. See reverse for instructions.


If you selected “expected absence from the county,” see reverse for instructions

Annual Application Uniform and Other Elections:

Date you can begin to receive mail at this address

Primary Elections:

You must declare one political party to vote in a primary:

May Election November Election


Democratic Primary

Other ___________________

Contact Information (Optional)* Please list phone number