Vote by Mail
State law allows anyone to vote by mail without excuse.
Dates for voting by mail for the November 3, 2020 General Election.
- June 16, 2020- First day to request an Vote by Mail Ballot.
- September 24, 2020 - The first day to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the United States.
- October 29, 2020 - The last day that ballots may be mailed out is 5 days prior to the election. This is also the last day that we may receive an application by mail from anyone who has requested a ballot by mail.
The return mailing address for ballots is:
Moultrie County Clerk
10 S. Main, Suite 6
Sullivan, IL 61951
PLEASE NOTE: To be counted, a ballot must be postmarked on or before November 3, 2020 and arrive in our office by Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
Note: If a ballot is placed in a mail drop box on November 3, 2020, it may be postmarked November 4, 2020, and it will not be eligible for counting.
Options For Voting By Mail
PLEASE NOTE: First Day we can mail ballots is on September 24, 2020.
DEADLINE for a VBM ballot to be sent is 4:15 pm on October 29, 2020.
Vote by Mail Application (Print and Mail)
Vote by Mail online application (Email)
Call County Clerk’s office at 217.728.4389 to request a Vote by Mail application be mailed to you.
Military and Overseas Voting By Mail
If you are in the military or overseas the best way for you to request a vote by mail ballot is online through the Illinois Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment external link website.
Or fill out a FPCA form on the Federal Voting Assistance Program website which serves as a request for a vote by mail ballot. If you are in the military you can also ask your commanding officer for the form. If you are overseas you may request a FPCA form from the U.S. Embassy or Consulate.