Absentee ballots are available for City of Rockford voters at the Board of Election Commissioners, 301 S. Sixth St. Eligible voters who will be absent from the county on Election Day may come to the Board of Election office and vote in person.
Office hours for absentee voting are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
Request for a mailed absentee ballot may be made by calling the office at 987-5750. A signed application must be in the office before a ballot can be mailed; therefore, it is necessary to request your absentee ballot as soon as possible. Thursday, Nov. 2 is the last day absentee ballots can be mailed to voters.
For more information on absentee voting, please call the office at 987-5750 or access the Web site at www.voterockford.com.
From the Oct. 11-17, 2006, issue