Election Day Options


This election, there are a several convenient and safe options for suburban residents to cast their ballot and make their voice heard in our democracy.

Below you will find valuable resources for you to determine your voter registration status as well as where you can vote, drop off your mail ballot and more.

Your Voter Information Tool

Your Voter Information is a tool that provides key information unique to your voting address or you. The tool can provide you with details about your registration status, polling place, and sample ballot.

Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations

For the first time ever, the Clerk's Office will offer secure mail ballot drop boxes at locations staffed by Clerk employees. These drop boxes will be emptied every day. Additionally, the Clerk's office will offer an Election Day Drop Box in Daley Plaza in Chicago. Ballots may also be returned via USPS.

Vote Centers

On Election Day, suburban Cook County voters will have the ability to vote outside of their home precinct for the first time ever. 

There will be seven Vote Centers available across suburban Cook County for the November 3 Presidential Election. 

Any suburban voter will be able to cast their ballot at any of the participating sites, which include: Union Station, The Cook County Administration Building and the five regional suburban courthouses.

Election Day Registration and Voting

On Election Day, voters who are not registered to vote can register and vote at their home precinct or at any of the seven Vote Centers. Any voter who is not registered and needs to know where to go to register and vote on Election Day can utilize the Clerk’s online Your Voter Information Tool to find their proper polling place by address or birthday.

Voters planning on registering to vote or updating their address on Election Day must bring two pieces of identification to register, one with a current address.