Press Release: Vote By Mail Requests Open

December 16, 2015
Contact: Gordy Hulten (217.384.3720)

County Clerk Gordy Hulten Announces
Beginning of Vote By Mail Ballot Requests

URBANA, IL – Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten announced that the period to request a ballot to vote by mail for the March 15, 2016 General Primary Election begins today, Wednesday, December 16.

“Voting by mail is now available in Illinois with no excuse necessary,” said Hulten.  “Voters can begin requesting vote by mail ballots today, online through our website, by phone, mail or in person, for any reason, and take advantage of the convenience of voting by mail.”

Registered voters can request to vote by mail by visiting and filling out the secure online request form, by calling the County Clerk’s office at 217-384-3724 or by emailing  Ballot requests will be fulfilled beginning February 4, 2016, as required by statute.

Voters with questions may contact Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten at 217-384-3724, or by email at


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