Absentee ballots do not need to be notarized
May 20, 2020
Recent social media posts suggesting residents would need to have their absentee ballots notarized to mail them to the Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office are untrue, according to Sweetwater County Clerk Cindy Lane.
Should a resident want to vote using an absentee ballot, they only need to send the completed ballot to the county courthouse, where it will be tabulated with other ballots.
The initial confusion resulted from a February Green River Star article that erroneously reported the ballots would need to be notarized. The online article has since been corrected.
Absentee ballots are bec...