Thursday, January 16, 2020
Assistance to the Elderly and Voters with Disabilities
The DuPage County Clerk Election Division
announced that special assistance in voter registration is available to the
elderly and voters with disabilities through the Division's office. The
Division can assist in the arrangement of "In-Home" registration appointments
with deputy registrars for the upcoming March
17, 2020, General Primary Election.
All eligible registered voters, including those
who are physically unable to get to their polling place, are entitled to
receive a ballot by mail or in person.
An individual may request a ballot to vote by mail up through March 12,
2020. An individual may vote early at
the Election Division office, beginning February 6, 2020, through March 17,
2020, or early vote in person at one of the County’s Early Voting sites,
starting March 2, 2020, through Monday, March 16, 2020.
Polling locations during Early Voting and on
Election Day will be equipped with touch-screen voting machines to enable those
who are blind, visually impaired or have limited dexterity to vote privately
Additionally, a voter may request assistance
with marking their ballot. At the
polling place on Election Day assistance may be given by Judges of Election
(one from each political party), a friend or a relative. Assistance with marking the ballot will also
be at Early Voting sites.
For additional information, contact the Election
Division office, 421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois, 60187 at (630)
407-5600, the TDD number at (630) 407-5631.