A recent article by WCIA.com provides a nice overview of the County Clerk's preparations to implement the new Illinois law that expands vote by mail. Below is a portion of the story but visit the original WCIA story to get the details.
County clerk prepares for vote by mail expansion plan
" The Champaign county clerk is looking ahead to November after lawmakers passed a bill that could expand mail-in voting. Lawmakers debated the bill for hours last week before passing it, and it’s now on the governor’s desk. Vote by mail applications will be able to go out to anyone who has voted in Illinois since 2018. The bill is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clerk Aaron Ammons says it is important to remember that there is a difference between an application and an actual ballot. The application has to be filled out and sent back for approval. Ammons says he plans to install secure drop boxes in Champaign County...." See more at the orginal story.