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

August 10, 2016
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 November 8, 2016 General Election begins today, Wednesday, August 10.

“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 emailing, or by calling the County Clerk’s office at 217-384-3724. Ballot requests will be fulfilled beginning September 29, 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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