Your guide to the 2020 elections
1. Vote by mail: Sept. 24 through Nov. 3
- Apply June through October to receive your ballot by mail
- Receive your ballot in the mail and cast your vote
- Send ballot back to local election authority in well-sealed envelope
Vote by mail applications can be found online here.
2. Vote early: Sept. 24 to Nov. 2
Weekdays: 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Weekends & Holidays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Permanent branch polling locations only. Check with your local election authority for specific times/locations for your area.
Early voting location look-up.
3. Election Day: Nov. 3
Polling locations open 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
More information is available on FarmWeekNow.com:
- Vote in the last three elections? Expect application to vote by mail
- Voters to receive mail-in ballot applications for Nov. 3 election
- 5 things Illinois voters should know about Election Day
- State Board of Elections responds to readers' question
- Voting by mail? Don't wait to send in your ballot
- Vote by mail, early voting shaped by COVID safety needs
More information from LINK: Local Information, News and Know-How:
What is grace period registration?
Grace period registration is an extension of the regular registration deadline.
What is grace period voting?
If a voter who registers to vote or changes his or her address during this grace period wishes to vote at the election or primary occurring during this grace period, he or she must do so in-person at the same time that he/she registers