Cook County voters will elect the Cook County Board President, Cook County Sheriff, Cook County Clerk, Cook County Treasurer, Cook County Assessor, all 3 Cook County Board of Review Commissioners,all 17 Cook County Board Commissioners, and several Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Commissioners.
State, Federal offices and judicial positions.
The Forest Preserve Referendum on the last page of ballot card A
Amendment to the Illinois Constitution on the first page of the ballot
Two Ballot Cards for this election
City of Chicago and Suburban Voters will be given two cards for voting.
Ballot Card A: Constitutional Amendment, Federal, State, County, Judicial Offices and, at the end of Card A, the Forest Preserve question
Ballot Card B: Judicial Retention and local referenda questions (if applicable)
Sample Ballots, Registration, Voting Locations and Dates, Registration Verification
WTTW Video Voter GuideProduced with the support of LWVCC. Includes videos and information about candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, State-wide Illinois candidates, and Cook County and MWRD candidates.
List of the Candidates that will be on the ballot for Cook County and Metropolitan Water Reclamation District offices
In person on Election Day wherever you are eligible to vote. See Election Day Voting below.
Vote by Mail
Apply online for a Vote-by-Mail ballot at applicable Election Authorities’ web sites by 5 pm on Thurs., November 3. (NOTE: this method has lots of advantages, including that you will receive messages via email, such as your application has been approved, your ballot has been mailed, and your ballot has been received back and processed)
Can also mail or deliver to the Election authority a paper request, but again it must be received by 5 pm on Thurs., November 3.
As part of the application for the ballot, may also request to be on the permanent vote-by-mail list.
Completed Vote-by-mail ballots must
be mailed and postmarked on or beforeTuesday, November 8 OR
Suburban residents can deliver mail in ballots to secure drop boxes at Early Voting sites or the applicable Election Authority’s office on or before Monday, November 7.
On Election Day, Tuesday November 8, Suburban residents can drop mail in ballots at 69 W. Washington Pedway.
Chicago residents can deliver mail in ballots to secure drop boxes at Early Voting sites or the applicable Election Authority’s office on or before Tuesday, November 8.
Can also bring blank ballot and go instead to vote in person on November 8. The vote-by-mail ballot will have to be turned in to the Election Judges and a new one will be issued for voting. If you do not have your vote-by-mail ballot to turn in, you will still be allowed to vote, but it may be by a provisional ballot that will be counted as long as the completed vote-by-mail ballot is not separately received by the Election Authority.
Chicago Residents Early Voting starts Thursday, October 7 at the Supersite at 191 N. Clark, the Board of Elections Office at 69 W. Washington, 6th floor On Monday, October 24 early voting will be in all 50 wards plus the Supersite and the Board of Elections Office Early Voting Sites On Monday November 7 early voting ends.
Suburban Residents Early votingstarts on Wednesday, October 12 at 69 W. Washington pedway and suburban Court Houses, On Monday, October24 early voting will be at all the Early Voting Sites, 69 W. Washington pedway, and the Suburban Court Houses On Monday, November 7 early voting ends
Election Day Voting –Tuesday November 8 from 6 am to 7 pm
Chicago Residents Voteat local precincts, Early Voting Sites, and the Supersite at 191 N. Clark. (Not the Board of Elections Office)
Suburban Residents Vote at local precincts and 69 W. Washington pedway and (NEW) Union Station Founders Room, 225 S. Canal Street, Chicago