VOTE BY MAIL
If you are a qualified voter, you may vote by mail. (A qualified voter is registered from the address of current residence with the name currently used): Vote by Mail applications are available 90 days before each election.
Ballots will be mailed starting January 19, 2017, or as the application is received in the office of the Board of Elections.
Persons who register to vote by mail are required to show ID with current name and address the first time they vote in the jurisdiction.
A registered voter, may request an application for a VOTE BY MAIL ballot not less than 5 days prior to the date of the election. Upon receipt of the completed and signed application in the office of the election authority, a ballot will be mailed to the address requested. Sufficient time must be allowed for the voter to receive, sign and return the application no later than the Thursday before the election February 23, 2017). The ballot must be received, voted and postmarked for return to the Board of Elections no later than Midnight the day of the election (February 28, 2017). All ballots postmarked by Midnight, February 28, 2017 will be counted if received within 14 days of the election.
If admitted to or released from hospital, nursing home, or rehab center 14 days before election, there are provisions for persons hospitalized fromFebruary 17, 2017 through February 28, 2017 to vote a vote by mail ballot, if a relative or licensed messenger service is available to hand carry the application from the Election Office to the voter and back to the office; where the ballot is picked up, delivered to the voter and returned to the Election Office. Please call the Rockford Board of Elections at (815) 987-5750 for details.
Required Uncounted Ballot Information (10ILCS 5/1-9.2)
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