Residents of Chicago can vote in-person at ANY of the 52 Early Voting locations (which includes one EV location in each of the 50 wards). Residents of Cook County can vote in-person at any of five Early Voting locations in Cook County (outside Chicago). The next Illinois primary election is June 28, 2022. The next general election takes place November 8, 2022.
Early voting location information can be found here (available in late May, 2022).
Information about general elections, polling places, and the newsletter can be found here.
Any ballots that voters cast in Early Voting are final. After casting ballots in Early Voting, voters may not return to amend, change or undo a ballot for any reason. It is a felony to vote more than once -- or to attempt to vote more than once -- in the same election.
Government-issued photo ID is not required but ID is helpful if there is a question about the voter's registration, address, signature, or if there are two voters at the same address with the same names or similar names.
Registration services are available at every Early Voting site. Two forms of ID, one of which shows the voter's current address, are needed to register for the first time or to file a name change or an address update.
Unregistered eligible voters in Chicago can register to vote at one of any of 52 Early Voting locations in Chicago and vote on the same day. Unregistered eligible voters in Cook County can register to vote at any of five Early Voting locations in Cook County and vote on the same day. People seeking to register to vote at an Early Voting location (Chicago or Cook County) must bring 2 forms of ID that indicate their name and residential address.
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