absentee ballotabsentee ballot
a preelection ballot to be marked and delivered to a board of elections by a person (absentee voter) unable to be at the polls at election time
A ballot marked and mailed in advance by a voter away from the place where he or she is registered.
(plural absentee ballots)
- (US) A vote made remotely, especially a postal ballot, cast by a voter unable to be present in person.