DeKalb County Clerk
November 3, 2020 General Election


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Due to COVID-19, all 2020 General Election voters are encouraged to cast a ballot prior to Election Day, either by mail or during early voting. Voting by mail is an easy option for voters and you can request a vote by mail ballot through email, mail, or in person.

If you do not receive your application by August 15th……. it is also available from our office at the following link:
Vote By Mail Application


***Election Day Voting and Early Voting will still be available.

For the deadlines and more information on the Vote by Mail process visit:  Voting by Mail

To register to vote or check  your registration status, visit:

***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

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