Obtain Vote by Mail Ballot

The first day to request a Vote by Mail ballot for the General Primary Election is Wednesday August 8, 2018. The first day Vote by Mail ballots will be mailed is Thursday, September  27, 2018.

Print a Vote by Mail Application (PDF)

By Mail

The last day we can mail you a ballot is 5 days prior to the election. The ballot needs to be postmarked by Election Day and must be in our office within 2 weeks after the election.

Please note that if you will be out of the country for the election, you may complete and return an FPCA form (PDF).

Note: Election mail cannot be forwarded.

Incapacitated/Disabled Voters

Illinois State Statute allows voters who are incapacitated to complete an Application for Absentee Voter's 5-Year Identification Card form (PDF)* along with an Affidavit of Attending Physician (PDF)* in order to automatically be sent a Vote by Mail ballot application for every election within 5 years. 

* Fill out the first page and have your doctor fill out the second page.

Mail forms to:
Peoria County Election Commission
542 SW Adams
Peoria, IL 61602