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Voter Services

This guide offers students help registering to vote, finding ballots, and voting absentee.

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This guide provides information on all aspects of voting.  The guide is geared towards Illinois voters and absentee voters.

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General Election: November 3, 2020

Online registration closes October 10; Mail in form must be received by October 6.

Oct. 14-Nov. 3: Early Voting Locations near Campus

Ward 4    King Community Ctr.    4314 S Cottage Grove
Ward 5   

  Monday-Friday - 8:30 am-7 pm
  Saturday-Sunday - 9 am-5 pm
  Election Day, Nov. 3 - 6 am-7 pm

All other locations with hours

Locate Your Precinct Polling Place

Vote by Mail Recommended

For details see Absentee/Mail in Voting in this guide

Registering to Vote on Election Day

On Election Day (November 3, 2020), eligible voters may register only at their precinct polling place.  Any voter who needs to register for the first time or file an address update or a name change must show two forms of ID, one of which shows the voter's current address.

Deputy Voter Registrars in the Library

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