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Alabama Code Title 17. Elections § 17-11-18

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(a) No absentee ballot shall be opened or counted if received by the absentee election manager by mail, unless received by mail no later than noon on the day of election, or, if received by the absentee election manager by hand delivery, unless so delivered by the voter or medical emergency designee to the absentee election manager not later than the close of the last business day next preceding the election or, if delivered by the medical emergency designee, by noon on the day of the election.

(b) The above provision does not apply in the case of individuals voting absentee pursuant to the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA), 52 U.S.C. ?? 20301-20311, when those individuals are voting in a primary, second primary, general, or special election for a federal, state, or county office or proposed constitutional amendment or other referenda. In the case of UOCAVA voters voting absentee in a primary, second primary, general, or special election for a federal, state, or county office or proposed constitutional amendment or other referenda, no absentee ballot shall be opened or counted, if received by the absentee election manager by mail, unless postmarked as of the day of the primary, second primary, general, or special election and received by mail no later than noon seven days after the primary, second primary, general, or special election.

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