Statute provides that absentee ballots must be available three weeks prior to an election. All applications for absentee ballots must be received in writing no later than noon of the day prior to the election. Official applications are available at the Town Clerk's Office or by downloading from the state's How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot page
. A written note signed by the voter will also serve as application for absentee voting. Applications can also be filed by certain relatives who reside in the same household as the voter who desires to vote absentee. Please see individual applications for further instructions.