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Any qualified voter admitted to a health care commissioner’s office. facility more than 14 days before the election may request a “vote by mail” ballot
The ballot must be delivered back to the election authority before 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
FROM THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE
Many registered voters are hospitalized on election day and are uncertain as to the proper procedures to follow in order to vote. This brochure outlines the correct voting procedures to follow for those voters who are hospitalized.
Any qualified voter that has been admitted to a health care facility (hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation center) not more than 14 days before the election or, if released, is expected to be homebound on the day of the election and unable to travel to the polling place, shall be entitled to personal delivery of a ballot.
10 ILCS 5/19-13
Voters hospitalized within 14 days of an election are entitled to personal delivery of an absentee ballot subject to certain conditions.