11/03/2020 General Election
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Polls Open: 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Absentee Ballot Request Form
Track your Absentee Ballot
The Process of Voting Absentee in Decatur County
| 2020 General Election Calendar
| Monday, March 2
||County Candidate Filing Begins - First day for NPPO candidates and candidates nominated by petition to file nomination papers for county and township offices with county auditor
| Friday, March 20, at 5 p.m.
||Filing deadline (County) - Last day to file nomination papers with county auditor. This includes NPPO candidates and candidates nominated by petition
|Wednesday, March 25, at 5 p.m.
|| Filing deadline (County) - Last day for Democratic and Republican candidates for county offices to file with the auditor.
|Monday, July 6
|| Absentee Ballot Request Start Date (120 days before election)
|Wednesday, August 26, at 5 p.m.
||Filing Deadline - County Ag Extension, Soil & Water, County Hospital Trustee and Township Trustee
| Monday, September 7
||Labor Day - County offices closed
|Thursday, September 17, at 5 p.m.
||Satellite Absentee Voting Station Petitions Deadline
|Saturday, September 19
||UOCAVA (Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act) absentee ballots must be mailed (45 days before election)
| Monday, October 5
||First day absentee ballots may be mailed or voted in the county auditor's office (29 days before election)
| Saturday, October 24, at 5 p.m.
||Last day to request an absentee ballot be mailed;
County Auditor's office open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. for absentee voting
| Saturday, October 31
||County Auditor's Office open 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for absentee voting
| Monday, November 2
||Last day to request and vote an absentee ballot in person at the county auditor's office
| Tuesday, November 3
||General Election Day - Polls open 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. Absentee ballots may be delivered to the county auditor until 9 p.m.
| Monday, November 9
||County Canvass of votes