Election Day for the 2014 Primary is Tuesday, March 18. But there is no need to wait.
Early voting opens Monday, March 3. You don’t need a reason to vote early, but you must bring a photo i.d. with your address. There are 51 sites throughout the city where you can vote early, including the 16th District Police Stations, 5151 N. Milwaukee; Roden Library, 6083 N. Northwest Highway; and Independence Library, 3548 W. Irving Park Road.Those locations are open Monday through Saturday, 9 am through 5 pm. Three other locations are also open Sundays from 9 am to 3 pm. The most convenient to our community are Welles Park Fieldhouse in Lincoln Square, 2333 W. Sunnyside; and 69 W. Washington, in the basement.
Find the complete list of locations at the Chicago Board of Elections website. You can also find the list of candidates and a sample ballot at the board of electionswebsite under the “For Voters” tab. You can also vote by mail. You don’t need a reason to request an absentee ballot anymore.
Find the application form at the board of elections website. You must get the application form to the board of elections by March 13. Getting it there earlier is strongly encouraged.
With so many options, there is no excuse for not making your voice heard in this primary election. Make sure to vote.