Healthcare & Disabled Voting Programs
Permanently Disabled Vote by Mail Program
If you are a registered voter who has a permanent disability or physical incapacity of such a nature as to make it improbable that you will be able to be present at the polls at any future election, you may enroll in the Permanently Disabled Vote by Mail Program.
An Application for Identification Card by an Elector Who is Permanently Disabled/Affidavit of Attending Physician form must be completed (also signed by the voter's doctor) and submitted to the Election Division in order to be enrolled in the program.
- Download the Application for Identification Card by an Elector Who is Permanently Disabled/Affidavit of Attending Physician form in English (PDF) / Spanish (PDF).
- Mail completed form to:
DU PAGE COUNTY CLERK ELECTION DIVISION
ATTN: PERMANENTLY DISABLED VOTING DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1087
WHEATON, IL 60187-1087
Once enrolled in the program, the Election Division automatically sends an Application for Vote by Mail Ballot by an Elector who is Permanently Incapacitated form and ballot to the voter for every election held in the five-year period following enrollment in the program.
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 Division 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 in English (PDF) / Spanish (PDF).
- Contact the Election Division for additional information.
Healthcare Facility Voting
Election Judges conduct voting at licensed healthcare facilities on the Saturday before an election. To qualify to vote at that time residents must be registered to vote and submit a Vote by Mail ballot application by Friday the week before healthcare voting takes place. For complete information on healthcare voting procedures, contact the Healthcare Vote by Mail Department at (630) 407-5609.