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 the ballot
Amendment to the Illinois Constitution on the first page of the ballot
Sample Ballots, Registration, Voting Locations and Dates, Registration Verification
In person on Election Day at home precinct for all and at 69 W. Washington.
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
be delivered 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 voted, 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 Thursday, October 7 Supersite at 191 N. Clark, Monday, October 24 All 50 wards
Suburban Residents Wednesday, October 12 69 W. Washington pedway and suburban Court Houses, Monday, October24 all early voting sits
Ends for all on Monday, November 7
Election Day Voting – Tuesday, November 8 from 6 am to 7 pm at local precincts for all; plus for Chicago residents at Chicago Early Voting sites; plus for Suburban residents at 69 W. Washington pedway.