A registered voter may also vote by mail ballot (absentee). Voter's can begin to request a vote by mail ballot on December 16, 2015. Ballots will not be mailed out to you until Thursday February 4, 2016. Mailed applications for a vote by mail ballot must be received by the election authority (County Clerk's Office) no later than Thursday March 10, 2016. Ballots must be postmarked by midnight Monday March 14, 2016.
The courthouse will be closed on Monday February 15, 2016 in observance of President's Day.
To request a vote by mail ballot, call the County Clerk's office at 815-772-5189
Voters can print off and mail in an Application For Vote By Mail Ballot