The voter must obtain an application for Vote By Mail (Absentee), either by mail or in person, from the Aurora Election Commission. Upon receiving the application, the voter is to complete, sign and return it to the Aurora Election Commission. It must include their name; home address; address where they want the ballot mailed; party affiliation for a primary election; and signature. The completed application must be returned in the appropriate time frame by either mail, to the election office, or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Any person registered to vote within the city limits of Aurora in the counties of Kane, Kendall and Will is eligible to cast a Vote By Mail (Absentee) ballot with the Aurora Election Commission. Any person registered to vote in the City of Aurora, Dupage County needs to contact the Dupage County Election Commission at (630) 407-5600 for information on Vote By Mail (Absentee) voting. Registered or non-registered members of the United States Armed Forces while on active duty, members of the Merchant Marines, and U.S. Government employees serving outside the U.S. as well as their spouses and dependents who expect to be absent from their county of residence on election day; Registered and non-registered citizens of the United States, temporarily out of the country, an their spouses and dependents of voting age when residing with or accompanying them, who maintain a precinct residence in a county in this State; State and federal employees (and their spouses) who had a voting residence in the precinct at the time they entered employment, but who now reside elsewhere due to state or federal employment, may retain their voting rights in that precinct.
No. Per Public Act 96-0553, effective August 17, 2009, a person may request and Vote By Mail (Absentee) ballot without specifying a reason for the absence from the polling place on Election Day.
In Person: Not more than 90 days or less than 1 day prior to the election.
A person who has requested a Vote By Mail (Absentee) ballot cannot be permitted to vote at the polling place on Election Day. Exceptions: Any voter to whom a Vote By Mail (Absentee) ballot was issued may vote at the polls if: