Elections - Recommended Deadline to Apply for Mail Ballot
<p>Any registered suburban Cook County voter may request a mail ballot using this online application. Once we verify your registration and process your application, we will send a paper ballot to the mailing address you designate in your application.</p><p><strong>The deadline to apply is five days before an election.</strong></p>
To complete an online mail ballot application, you will need:
- your driver’s license or state identification number;
- the last four digits of your Social Security Number;
- the address where you would like your ballot mailed; and
- an email address
Click the Mail Ballot Application link to apply for a mail ballot online.
Click the Vote by Mail Information link for more information about voting by mail.