Obtain Vote by Mail Ballot

The first day to request a Vote by Mail ballot for the General Election is Wednesday August 8, 2018. The first day Vote by Mail ballots will be mailed is Thursday, September  27, 2018.  Vote by Mail for the November 6th General Election has concluded.


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