DeKalb County Clerk
Important Dates and Information

April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election important information and dates to remember:

  • Completed Vote by Mail Applications may be mailed, delivered in person to our office or emailed to:  elections@dekalbcounty.org
  • Election Day Voting and Early Voting will still be available. 
  • Completed Vote by Mail Ballots may be returned in person or by mail, to the DeKalb County Elections Office.
  • Vote by Mail Ballots must be placed and SEALED in the supplied Certification Statement Envelope.
  • The Certification Statement Envelope must by signed by the voter, for the ballot to be counted.
  • If you receive a vote by mail ballot and then decide to vote at an Early Voting site or on Election Day at your Polling Place, you will be required to surrender your vote by mail ballot at that time.

  Important Dates:

  • 02/04/2021 Last day to file as a Write-in Candidate with the DeKalb County Clerk.
  • 02/25/2021 First day Vote by Mail ballots will be mailed.
  • 02/25/2021 Early Voting begins in Sycamore, at the DeKalb County Legislative Center.
  • 03/09/2021 Last day for regular voter registration.
  • 03/10/2021 Grace Period Registration & Voting begins.
  • 03/21/2021 On-line Paperless Voter Registration ends   https://ova.elections.il.gov/
  • 03/22/2021 Early Voting begins at Satellite Sites (list of sites, days & times available on our website).
  • 04/01/2021 Last day for Election Authority to receive application, by mail or email, for a Vote by Mail ballot.
  • 04/01/2021 Last day Election Authority may mail out a Vote by Mail ballot to those who have applied.
  • 04/05/2021 Last Day of Early Voting.
  • 04/06/2021 ELECTION DAY!
  • 04/06/2021 Last day, for a ballot mailed by voter and “postmarked”, to be counted for this election.