Early Voting Starts Monday in Cook County - NBC Chicago

Early Voting Starts Monday in Cook County

Run-off election is Tuesday, April 5



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    Early voting begins Monday for the April 5 elections in Cook County.

    In the city, 17 sites will be open at varying times through the end of the month.  Voters who are registered in any of the 14 wards with run-off elections may use any city site, regardless of where they live, officials said.

    Voters who do not live in the wards with run-off contests are not eligible to vote in the election.

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    In the suburbs, there are more than 2,100 candidates on the ballot for offices including mayor, alderman, school board member and park commissioner.

    Early voting is available at 43 suburban sites through March 31. Early voting sites are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays. Some locations are open Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    To find an early voting site, visit



    Cook County Clerk David Orr says voters don't need an excuse to vote early. They do need to bring a current driver's license or other form of government-issued photo ID.

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