GENERAL ELECTION DAY (Mayor, Alderman, City Clerk, School Board):
Tuesday, April 4
•  First day to request an absentee/mail-in ballot: February 24th, 2017*
Last day to request an absentee/mail-in ballot: March 30th, 2017
•  Last day to register to vote by mail: March 7th, 2017
  Last day to register to vote online: March 19th, 2017
  Early voting begins: March 20th, 2017
•  Early voting ends: April 3rd, 2017
•  Last day to mail an absentee/mail-in ballot: April 4th, 2017

*Please note that if you request a mail-in ballot before this date, you will automatically be mailed a ballot for the primary election.

Evanston’s early vote location is the Evanston Civic Center, located at 2100 Ridge Ave. For the primary, the Civic Center will be open to early voters during the following days/hours:
•  Feb. 13-18: 9am-5pm
  Feb. 20-25: 9am-5pm
•  Feb. 27: 9am-5pm

Additionally, if you would like to vote in downtown Chicago or on a Sunday, the Cook County Clerk’s office is open the same hours as the Civic Center, as well as from 10am to 4pm on Sundays. They are located at 69 W. Washington St. in downtown Chicago, on the 5th floor.


Check your registration status and find your polling place here.