You can request an absentee ballot for a voter if you are the voter's near relative (i.e. spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepparent, stepchild, or verifiable legal guardian). Note: No one with Power of Attorney is allowed to request an absentee ballot for a voter unless he or she is the voter's near relative or verifiable guardian.
After 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday before the election and not later than 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election, if a voter is unable to appear in person on Election Day and vote due to that voter's illness or other physical disability, then the voter, a legal guardian, or a near relative may come in person to the Board of Elections office located at 35 Woodfin Street, Asheville NC 28801 and make application to request an absentee ballot for the voter. A near relative is a spouse, brother, sister, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, stepparent, or stepchild.
Please either call 250-4200 or use the use the request an Absentee Ballot form page.