Vote By Mail Update from DuPage County Clerk

Vote By Mail Update from DuPage County Clerk

DuPage County voters may now apply for Vote by Mail ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election. In compliance with new state election law in response to COVID-19, the DuPage County Clerk Election Division has increased the ballot application period by nearly seven weeks.

Registered voters are encouraged to securely apply online for Vote by Mail ballots at this link:

All registered voters in DuPage County who had not yet applied for a ballot will be mailed a Vote by Mail application by Aug. 1st.

Ballots will not begin to be mailed out until Sept. 24, 2020. It may take four to five business days to receive a ballot after that date.

In addition to voting by mail, registered voters will continue to have the option of casting ballots during Early Voting or at Election Day polling places.

Last month, the Illinois General Assembly passed SB 1863 expanding Vote by Mail as a voting method during the ongoing pandemic. On June 16th, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into law to ensure safe and active participation in the 2020 General Election.

Due to COVID-19, all 2020 General Election voters are encouraged to cast a ballot prior to Election Day, either by mail or during early voting. Voting by mail is an easy option for voters and you can request a vote by mail ballot through email, mail, or in person. An [paper] application is available from your local election authority or [download] at https://elections.il.gov/electionoperations/VotingByMail.aspx. To register to vote or check your registration status, visit https://ova.elections.il.gov.

Jean Kaczmarek
DuPage County Clerk
421 County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

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