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Here's Where You Can Vote Early in the Chicago Area

Early voting is available at locations across all 50 wards in Chicago



    Early Voting Opens Across More Sites

    Early voting options expanded to 50 sites in Chicago and dozens of others across the state Monday. Sandra Torres reports.

    (Published Monday, Oct. 22, 2018)

    Looking to vote early in Illinois? There are plenty of places to do it. 

    Voting locations are open across all 50 wards in Chicago and dozens of other locations in the state. On Oct. 31, four additional sites will open at Chicago universities, officials said.

    The Nov. 6 election features races for governor and lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, comptroller, treasurer, and seats in the state House and Senate and in Congress.  10 Races to Watch in Illinois' Midterm Elections10 Races to Watch in Illinois' Midterm Elections

    According to the State Board of Elections, 1.4 million voters cast early ballots in 2016, a presidential election year. Two years before, there were 497,000 early voters. 

    Early voting was first allowed in the 2006 election and has gained popularity ever since. For a full guide to the 2018 midterm elections in Illinois, including races to watch, endorsements, ballot questions, your polling place, and more, click here

    Here’s where you can go if you’re planning to vote early in Illinois:


    Mon, Oct 22 - Sat, Oct 27: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Sun, Oct 28: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Mon, Oct 29 - Fri, Nov 2: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

    Sat, Nov 3: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Sun, Nov 4: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Mon, Nov 5: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 

    NOTE: On Nov. 5, six "permanent sites" will remain open thru 7 pm.

    Loop Super Site, 175 W Washington (On Nov 5, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)

    Ward 1 Goldblatt's Bldg 1615 W Chicago

    Ward 2 Near North Library 310 W Division

    Ward 3 Hall Branch Library 4801 S Michigan

    Ward 4 King Community Ctr. 4314 S Cottage Grove (On Nov 5, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)

    Ward 5 Jackson Park 6401 S Stony Island

    Ward 6 Dist. 3 Police Station 7040 S Cottage Grove

    Ward 7 Jeffrey Manor Library 2401 E 100th St

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    Ward 8 Olive Harvey College 10001 S Woodlawn

    Ward 9 Palmer Park 201 E 111th St

    Ward 10 Vodak/Eastside Library 3710 E 106th St

    Ward 11 Dist. 9 Police Station 3120 S Halsted

    Ward 12 McKinley Park 2210 W Pershing

    Ward 13 West Lawn Park 4233 W 65th St

    Ward 14 Archer Heights Library 5055 S Archer

    Ward 15 Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

    Ward 16 Lindbloom Park 6054 S Damen

    Ward 17 Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S Racine

    Ward 18 Wrightwood Ashburn Library 8530 S Kedzie

    Ward 19 Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W 111th St (On Nov 5, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)

    Ward 20 Bessie Coleman Library 731 E 63rd St

    Ward 21 Woodson Library 9525 S Halsted St

    Ward 22 Toman Library 2708 S Pulaski

    Ward 23 Clearing Branch Library 6423 W 63rd Pl

    Ward 24 St. Agatha Parish 3147 W Douglas Blvd

    Ward 25 Chinatown Library 2100 S Wentworth

    Ward 26 Humboldt Pk Library 1605 N Troy

    Ward 27 Union Park 1501 W Randolph

    Ward 28 W. Side Learning Ctr 4624 W Madison (On Nov 5, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)

    Ward 29 Amundsen Park 6200 W Bloomingdale

    Ward 30 Kilbourn Park 3501 N Kilbourn

    Ward 31 Portage Cragin Library 5108 W Belmont

    Ward 32 Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N Milwaukee

    Ward 33 McFetridge Sports Ctr 3843 N California

    Ward 34 W Pullman Library 830 W 119th

    Ward 35 NEIU El Centro 3390 N Avondale

    Ward 36 West Belmont Library 3104 N Narragansett

    Ward 37 West Chicago Av Library 4856 W Chicago

    Ward 38 Hiawatha Park 8029 W Forest Preserve

    Ward 39 North Park Vill. Admin. 5801 N Pulaski

    Ward 40 Budlong Woods Library 5630 N Lincoln

    Ward 41 Roden Library 6083 N Northwest Highway (On Nov 5, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)

    Ward 42 Museum/Brdcst Communications 360 N State

    Ward 43 Lincoln Park Library 1150 W Fullerton

    Ward 44 John Merlo Library 644 W Belmont

    Ward 45 Dist. 16 Police Station 5151 N Milwaukee

    Ward 46 Truman College 1145 W Wilson

    Ward 47 Welles Park 2333 W Sunnyside (On Nov 5, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)

    Ward 48 Edgewater Library 6000 N Broadway

    Ward 49 Pottawattomie Park 7340 N Rogers

    Ward 50 Warren Park 6601 N Western


    University Early Voting - Wed, Oct 31 – Fri, Nov 2: 10 am-5 pm

    Chicago State Univ. 9501 S M L King Dr

    UIC Student Center 750 S Halsted

    Northeastern Ill. Univ. 5500 N St Louis

    NEW: University of Chicago Reynolds Club 5706 S University Av

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    Cook County:

    For locations across Cook County click here.

    DeKalb County

    For locations across DeKalb County click here.

    DuPage County

    For locations across DuPage County click here.

    Grundy County

    Early voting is available in Grundy County at the Grundy County Courthouse lobby, located at 111 E. Washington St. in Morris. Click here for more. 

    Kane County

    For locations across Kane County click here.

    Kankakee County

    Early voting will be conducted at the office of the County Clerk at 189 E. Court St. There will also be locations at the Leo Hassett Community Building, located at 211 N. Main St. in Manteno, and the Bourbonnais Municipal Building, located at 700 Main St. NW. Click here for more information. 

    Kendall County

    For locations across Kendall County click here.

    Lake County

    For locations across Lake County click here.

    LaSalle County

    Early voting takes place at the LaSalle County Governmental Center at 707 E. Etna Rd. in Ottawa. Click here for more information. 

    McHenry County

    For locations across McHenry County click here.

    Will County

    For locations across Will County click here.

    All other locations:

    To find a location near you, click here.

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