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Tuesday Final Day to Register for Feb. Primary, Special Election

Election Day is Feb. 26




    Tuesday is the final day for voters to register for next month's consolidated primary election and the special election to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

    There are 31 total contests in suburban Cook County, including Berwyn, Palatine and Thornton townships, and the municipalities of Berwyn, Calumet City, Cicero, Elgin and Morton Grove. There's also a referendum in Golf School District 67, according to Cook County Clerk David Orr's office.

    Voters can cast their ballots via U.S. Mail as long as their registered. Registration can be done online and takes just a few minutes.

    Voters will also have the option of Early Voting beginning Feb. 11. Election Day is Feb. 26.