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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Friday, August 21, 2020

Nearly 100,000 Vote by Mail Applicants in DuPage County

Nearly 100,000 voters have already applied for Vote by Mail Ballots in DuPage County for the Nov. 3, 2020 election. 

Voters choosing Vote by Mail for the 2020 General Election in DuPage County are encouraged to apply now. Registered voters were sent Vote by Mail applications three weeks ago. Applications can be completed and dropped in a mailbox – no postage required.

Voters may also apply securely online:

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 date. An insert with simple instructions will accompany each Vote by Mail Ballot. Voters who applied early are encouraged to complete their Vote by Mail Ballots shortly after receiving them, then drop them in the mail – no postage required. 

Voters may also return their voted Ballots at the DuPage County Clerk Election Division office, at drop boxes located at the parking lot and main entrance of the Jack T. Knuepfer Administration Building, 421 County Farm Road, Wheaton, or at drop boxes located at DuPage County Early Voting or Election Day polling sites.

Voters will continue to have the option of casting Ballots during Early Voting or at Election Day polling places.

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 To register to vote or check your registration status, visit