PRESS RELEASE: County Clerk Gordy Hulten Announces Opening of Early and By-Mail Voting

March 17, 2017
Contact: Gordy Hulten (217.384.3720)

County Clerk Gordy Hulten Announces Opening of Early and By-Mail Voting

URBANA, IL – Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten announced that the period for Early and By-Mail voting for the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election will begin on Monday, March 20, 2017.

“Early and By-Mail voting is now available in Illinois with no excuse necessary,” said Hulten.  “Voters can begin voting today, by mail or in person, for any reason, and take advantage of the convenience. Voters concerned about long lines on Election Day should consider voting early, or voting by mail.”

Registered voters can request to vote by mail by visiting and filling out the secure online request form, or by calling the County Clerk’s office at 217-384-3724, or by emailing

Registered voters may also vote early in person, at the office of Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten, 1776 E. Washington Street in Urbana, from 8 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays.  Beginning on March 31, four days prior to the April 4 Consolidated Election, additional early voting locations will be available, including weekend and evening hours at all locations.

More information about Early Voting locations and schedules can be found at or by contacting the Champaign County Clerk’s office.

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


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