Citizens of the United States residing overseas indefinitely may vote an absentee federal ballot through the mail, faxed or emailed, if their last address in the United States was in Galesburg, IL.

United States Citizens serving in the United States Military Service and their spouses, who are citizens, may receive an absentee ballot through the mail, faxed or by email whether registered to vote or not, using the FVAP absentee ballot application.

A ballot application received after January 1st of any year is applicable for all elections in that calendar year.

To avoid delays, an absentee ballot application may be downloaded from the Federal Voting Assistance Program website at  The completed fvap absentee ballot application may be mailed to the address below, faxed to (309) 345-5706 or emailed to  The ballot will be delivered to you through the method you choose; mail, fax or email.

However, Illinois law requires that the voted ballot be mailed back to our office.  The voted ballot must be mailed to our office no later than midnight on the day before the election and received no later than 14 days after the election to be counted.

Galesburg Baord of Election
55 W Tompkins St
P.O. Box 1387
Galesburg, IL 61402-1387
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