Dupage County voters may now apply for Vote By Mail ballots for the Nov. 3, 2020 General Election
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: https://www.dupageco.org/Election/VoteByMail/
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
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 application is available from your local election authority or at https://elections.il.gov/electionoperations/VotingByMail.aspx. To register to vote or check your registration status,
Date Posted: Friday, June 19, 2020