PRIMARY ELECTION: MARCH 20, 2018 - KEY DATES
Even if you think you are a registered voter, it is quick and easy to confirm.
You can check your registration here
If you aren't registered, see Voter Registration
For the March 20 Primary Election, Chicago voters will be able to use Early Voting and Registration from February 21 through March 19.
Early voting ballots are final. To find out more details on early voting registration and locations, refer to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners website
VOTE BY MAIL
Any registered voter in Chicago is eligible to Vote by Mail. Once a mail ballot has been returned to the Board, it cannot be retrieved or withdrawn. Ballots must be postmarked by the Election Day.
For more details on Vote by Mail, refer to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners website
No ID is required for voting in the voter's home precinct on Election Day unless the voter is voting for the first time and has registered by mail without verification. This information would be indicated to the judges by the Electronic Poll Book.
Polling place hours are 6am to 7pm.
Please be aware that the location of your polling place may have changed. Verify your location
The League of Women Voters does not endorse candidates.
The resources below provide information about the upcoming election, including candidate information and sample ballots.
The League of Women Voters of Illinois has partnered with BallotReady to inform Illinois voters on the candidates and their positions. Make your ballot choices online and use it as a guide for your real ballot.
This site will provide short interviews with candidates for cook county positions. Funding provided by LWV of Cook County.
The Chicago Tribune: http://elections.chicagotribune.com/candidates
Chicago Sun-Times: http://www.suntimescandidates.com
Vote for Judges: http://www.voteforjudges.org for bar associations' recommendations for judicial candidates.
Information about referenda on the ballot, including League positions when applicable, will be available as items are identified.
The League of Women Voters trains volunteers to moderate candidate forums/debates.
Scheduled candidate events are listed on our calendar
If you were unable to attend in person, you can watch a video recording from the event.