Voter Registration Resources

  • 12/20/2017 – First day to apply for a mail ballot
  • 2/8/2018 – Statutory beginning of the early voting period
  • 2/20/2018 – Last day to register to vote by paper application
  • 2/21/2018 – First day of grace period registration and voting
  • 3/4/2018 – Last day to register to vote by online application
  • 3/5/2018 – First day of early voting
  • 3/15/2018 – Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
  • 3/19/2018 – Last day of early voting
  • 3/19/2018 – Last day of grace period registration and voting
  • 3/20/2018 – Last day mail ballots can be postmarked
  • 3/20/2018 – Election DayOpen voter registration closes Tuesday, February 16th
Register to vote for the March 15th Primary here: https://ova.elections.il.gov/ Grace Period voting: February 21st – March 19th If you missed your chance during the open registration time period you can still register to vote for the March 15th elections. Learn more about grace period voting here: http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/grace-period-registration-and-voting.html Same day voter registration: March 20th (Election Day)

Vote by Mail

The first ballots will be sent out on February 4th and and mailed in so as long as they are postmarked for March 14th or earlier. The last day to request a vote by mail ballot is March 10th. Learn more about the vote by mail process and download an application here: http://cookcountyclerk.com/elections/mailvoting/Pages/default.aspx

Election Day Voting

Find your polling place: http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/your-voter-information.html