Repeat A: I don't think I'll be in town on Election Day. B: You can still vote though. A: How can I vote if I won't be here? B: You can file an absentee ballot. A: How do I do that? B: You can ask for a mail-in ballot. A: What is that? B: It's a form you mail in saying who you want to vote for. A: Does it count like a regular ballot? B: It's just as if you were voting in person. A: I'd better ask for one then. B: You should do it quickly since it has to be in a week before Election Day.