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Who can vote by mail?
You may vote early by mail if you are:
• going to be away from your county on Election Day and during early voting;
• sick or disabled;
• 65 years of age or older on Election Day;
• or confined in jail, but eligible to vote.

Where do I get an Application?
You may apply in person at the Elections Office for a ballot by mail before the first day of early voting or;

Download and print the application below:

Application for Ballot by Mail (English): http://www.webbcountytx.gov/ElectionsAdministration/ApplicationforBallotbyMail-%20English.pdf 

Application for Ballot by Mail (Spanish): http://www.webbcountytx.gov/ElectionsAdministration/ApplicationforBallotbyMail-%20Spanish.pdf 

Annual Applications
If you are 65 years or age or older, or disabled, you may apply for an Annual Ballot by Mail to receive all ballots by mail for a calendar year by marking the box located in 6a of the application or by notation on your written request. Annual Applications expire December 31st of each year.

Once application is completed, please send to:
Jose Salvador Tellez
Webb County Elections Office
regular mail: P O Box 233, Laredo, Texas 78042
common or contract carrier: 1110 Washington St Ste. 103, Laredo, Texas 78042
email: election@webbcountytx.gov
FAX (956) 523-5006

PLEASE NOTE: As per Senate Bill 5 (85th Legislature, 1st CS, 2017), effective December 1, 2017, provides that if an ABBM is faxed or emailed or if an FPCA is faxed, then the applicant must submit the ORIGINAL application BY MAIL to the early voting clerk so that receives the original no later than the 4th business day after receiving the emailed or faxed ABBM or faxed FPCA. If the early voting clerk does not receive the original ABBM or FPCA by that deadline, then the emailed or faxed ABBM or faxed FPCA will be considered incomplete, and the early voting clerk may NOT send the applicant a ballot. The early voting clerk must reject the ABBM and FPCA for ballot purposes.

Early Voting Timeline
• 60 days before the Election Day-first day to submit an early voting by mail application;
• 17 days before Election Day (12 days for May election)-early voting in person begins;
• 11 days before Election Day-last day to submit an application for ballot by mail;
• 4 days before Election Day-early voting in person ends;
• Election Day-marked early ballots by mail must be returned by 7 p.m., unless mailed from outside the United States.

DEADLINE TO RETURN YOUR MARKED BALLOT

A ballot that is mailed or delivered by common or contract carrier but does not have a postmark or delivery receipt must be received by the early voting clerk by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day

A ballot that is mailed or delivered by mail or common or contract carrier from within the United States and is postmarked or accompanied by a delivery receipt showing the voter submitted the ballot or delivery by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day must arrive by 5:00 p.m. on the next business day after Election Day.

A ballot can be hand delivered by the voter to the Elections Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. (Ballots can only be hand delivered on Election Day!)

A ballot that is mailed from outside the United States and is postmarked or accompanied by a delivery receipt showing the voter submitted the ballot for delivery by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day must arrive by 5:00 p.m. on the 5th day after Election Day.
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