DeKalb County Clerk
November 3, 2020 General Election

Due to  Senate Bill 1863 being signed into law, DeKalb County will be mailing out Vote by Mail Applications to all active registered voters.  You should receive your application by August 1, 2020.
OR…. you may use the following pdf fillable application:  Vote By Mail Application

****Please see the Voting Information/Voting by Mail section for more information.

Filing dates for Independent and New Party Candidates to appear on the November 3, 2020 General Election ballot: July 13, 2020 - July 20, 2020

*See the Candidate Information/Running for Office Section for petition packets and information.

***See the following link for a list of the County Candidates:
2020 November Candidates

All Offices that will be elected at the General Election will be:

President/Vice President of the United States
United States Senator
U.S. Representatives in Congress
State Representatives (14th and 16th Congressional Districts)
Circuit Clerk
States Attorney
County Board Members

A lottery was held to determine the order in which the major political parties will appear on the General Election ballot.  This lottery was conducted in the office of the DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder on May 6, 2020 at 9:00 am.

The lottery was attended by Republican and Democratic Party representatives.

The results of the lottery:
1. Democrat
2. Republican

***The above Candidates list will be updated if any Independent and/or New Party Candidates file the necessary paperwork to appear on the ballot.

Please contact the DeKalb County Elections Office with any questions:  815-895-7147