DeKalb County Clerk
Permanent Vote by Mail

To comply with new legislation (see 10 ILCS 5/19-2.5, 19-3, 29-10) the DeKalb County Elections’ office has sent out Permanent Vote by Mail applications to all qualified registered voters. This is not a mandatory program. If you do not wish to Vote by Mail, you may simply discard the application and Vote Early or at your Polling Place on Election Day.

Next Election: General Election November 8, 2022

The County Clerk is the chief election authority administering elections throughout DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Clerk’s Elections Division offers numerous services for Local Election Officials, Candidates, Registered Voters and the general public,  as well as information on how to register to vote in DeKalb County, IL. The DeKalb County Clerk’s Office strives to conduct all elections in a fair, accurate and efficient manner. It is our goal to provide prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service  to everyone, whether in our office, by mail, by phone or via our website.  If you do not find what you are looking for or need, please feel free to contact the Elections staff at any time.

Elections Links:

After utilizing our website and you still don’t see what you are looking for, you may visit the State Board of Elections website for more information:

State Board of Elections

Another great resource for Voting Information: