Early voting locations for Special Election, 5th Congressional District

March 16, 2009 11:16:50 AM PDT
Early Voting is a newer provision of the Election Code, offered since 2006. During Early Voting, any eligible voters may cast a ballot at any Early Voting site designated in their jurisdiction. (Note: Suburban Cook voters may cast ballots only at Early Voting sites in the Suburban Cook.)

Voters do not need a reason or excuse to use Early Voting, but voters must present valid government-issued photo ID to cast ballots in Early Voting.

After casting ballots in Early Voting, voters may not return to undo or change their ballot for any reason.

5th Congressional District Special Election

Pursuant to an order issued by the U.S. District Court for Northern Illinois, Early Voting for the April 7, 2009 Special Election in the 5th Congressional District will be offered March 16 - April 2. Chicago voters may use these sites:

WEST - Wright College, Science Building, 4300 N. Narragansett Ave.

CENTRAL - North Park Village Administration Building, 5801 N. Pulaski Road

EAST - Lincoln Park Library, 1150 W. Fullerton Ave.

DOWNTOWN - Chicago Election Board, 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level


-- Monday thru Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., all locations

-- Sundays: ONLY at Chicago Election Board, 9 a.m. to noon

Local Option in "Annexed Area" of Precinct 36 in 19th Ward

Early Voting will be offered at two sites:

DOWNTOWN - Chicago Election Board, 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level, March 16-April 2: Mon-Sat, 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays, 9 am - noon

IN THE 19TH WARD - Only on Sat., March 28 and Mon., March 30 22nd District police station, 1900 W. Monterey Ave.

Hours on both dates at this site: 9 am - 5 pm