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There are three ways to cast a ballot in suburban Cook County for the 2020 Presidential Elections. Eligible voters can participate in Early Voting, Vote By Mail or on Election Day at their assigned polling place.
For the March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Election, traditional Early Voting will take place March 2 -16.
For the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election, traditional Early Voting will take place October 19 – November 2.
Voters for the March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Election can cast a ballot at any one of the Clerk’s 52 Early Voting sites. Click the “Early Voting” tab to the right for hours and locations.
As a reminder, voters who participate in Early Voting must vote in person.
Mail Ballot applications for the March 17, 2020 Presidential Primary Election will be accepted starting December 18, 2019.
Mail Ballot applications for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election will be accepted starting August 5, 2020.
Any registered suburban Cook County voter with a driver’s license, state ID or social security number on file may request a mail ballot using an online or paper application.
Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day (March 17) in order to be counted.
Registered suburban Cook County voters can only vote in their home precinct on Election Day.
Residents who are not registered to vote may register and cast a ballot on Election Day thanks to same-day registration and voting. Those who wish to register on Election Day must present two qualifying forms of ID.
Registered and unregistered Cook County residents can find their assigned polling place with the Your Voter Information tool.