Oct. 5: Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them. Absentee voting begins – mail or hand-deliver your completed absentee ballot. In-person absentee at Clerk’s Annex begins (M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Oct. 16-30: Early voting expands across the Metro area, Monday to Saturday, most locations open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 28: Deadline for Absentee Applications to be received. Applications received after the 28th will be rejected, even if it is postmarked on the 28th. Oct. 29: Last day county clerks can mail absentee ballots to voters who request them. Nov. 2: Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Absentee Ballots are due in the clerk’s office no later than 7 p.m.