Vote by Mail
Any eligible DuPage County registered voter may Vote by Mail beginning 40 days prior to an Election. Please contact our office for verification of availability.
To Vote By Mail
- Obtain an official Vote by Mail Ballot Application by:
- After receiving the Vote by Mail Ballot Application, complete and return it to the Election Commission as soon as possible.
- When available, your ballot will be mailed upon receipt of the completed application.
The last day to mail a ballot to a voter is the Thursday (5 days) prior to the election.
Voted ballot must be postmarked no later than Election day in order to be counted.
Registered Voter Admitted to Hospital, Nursing Home or Rehabilitation Center
Within 14 Days of Election
Any qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation center due to an illness or physical injury not more than 14 days before an election is entitled to personal delivery of a Vote by Mail ballot in the hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation center.
An Application for Ballot for Qualified Voter Admitted to Hospital, Nursing
Home or Rehabilitation Center Not More Than 14 Days Before an Election form must be completed by the voter and admitting physician, then delivered to the Election Commission office by a relative of the voter or a registered voter of the same precinct as voter to receive a Vote by Mail ballot.
- Download the Application for Ballot for Qualified Voter Admitted to Hospital, Nursing Home or Rehabilitation Center (PDF) in
- Contact the Election Commission for additional information.
U.S. Service and Citizens Overseas Absentee Voting
The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website provides information to U.S. citizens covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).
U.S. Service and citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the U.S. may submit a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to receive a Vote by Mail ballot.
It is recommended that U.S. Service and Citizens Overseas submit a FPCA annually in the month of January and whenever there is a mailing address change to insure proper mailing of ballots.
PLEASE NOTE: The FPCA is only for U.S. Service Members, their spouses and dependents and Citizens of the United States residing overseas.
- Follow instructions for completing the online version of the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) and to download the form.
- Mail completed form to:
DU PAGE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION
P O BOX 1087
WHEATON, IL 60187-1087