Click Here for Des Plaines & Park Ridge Voter Guide
Register to Vote: https://ova.elections.il.gov/
Midterm Election – Why should you vote? Just over half of registered voters in suburban Cook County cast ballots in the 2018 Midterms – Should only half of your neighbors choose …?
Which party controls the U.S. Congress, Senate and State Legislature?
What happens with issues YOU care about like schools, inflation, crime, gun safety, reproductive rights, the environment, and taxes?
More information about the candidates and all the specifics about the election at www.illinoisvoterguide.org
October 24th -November 7th – Des Plaines Public Library
Other sites open for early voting 9/29 (You can vote anywhere in Suburban Cook County)
Online through October 23rd
In person at the polls even on November 8th
2 forms of ID one with current address (drivers license, utility bill, credit card +)
Naturalized citizen courthouse name, city and date of naturalization + ID
If you go to the polls without proper ID, you can still vote, and will have 7 days to show ID to the County Clerk
Register to Vote by Mail: Voting by mail is an option for voters to cast their ballot prior to Election Day. Voters can request a vote by mail ballot through the mail or in person. The first day to file an application for a vote by mail ballot with the Election Authority is 8/10/2022. All requests by mail must be received by the Election Authority by 11/3/2022.
You can still vote at the polls -just turn over your mail-in ballot to vote in person.
Sample Ballot Lookup: Ballotpedia offers a tool to view the elections you will be voting in this fall.
Cook County Voter Information
- What Is My Registration Status
- What Is On My Upcoming Ballot
- Where Is My Polling Place
- Where Is My Early Voting Site
- Who Are My Elected Officials
- What Is My Mail Ballot Status
11/8/2022: ELECTION DAY (find your polling place)
Other Cook County Resources
- Ballot drop box locations: https://www.cookcountyclerkil.gov/elections/ways-to-vote/vote-mail/mail-ballot-drop-box-locations