Mail-In Ballots

Mail-In Ballot Application Information (Formerly Absentee Ballot)


  • You must be a registered voter in order to apply for a mail-in ballot.
  • Once you apply for a mail-in ballot (PDF), you will not be permitted to vote by machine at your polling place in the same election.
  • You will receive instructions with your ballot.
  • Your mail-in ballot must be received by the County Board of Election before the close of the polls on Election Day.
  • Do not submit more than one application for the same election.
  • You must apply for a mail-in ballot for each election, unless you designate otherwise under "Voter Options".
Please Note: A voter may apply for a mail-in ballot by mail up to 7 days prior to the election. He or she may also apply in person to the County Clerk until 3 p.m the day before the election.

If such voter no longer wants this option, the County Clerk's office must be notified in writing.