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There are three ways to cast a ballot in suburban Cook County for the 2021 Consolidated Elections. Eligible voters can participate in Early Voting, Vote By Mail or on Election Day at their assigned polling place.
For the February 23, 2021 Consolidated Primary Election, traditional Early Voting will take place February 8 – 22. For the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election, traditional Early Voting will take place March 22 – April 5.
As a reminder, voters who participate in Early Voting must vote in person.
Mail Ballot applications for the February 23, 2021 Consolidated Primary Election will be accepted starting November 25, 2020. Mail Ballot applications for the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election will be accepted starting January 6, 2021.
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 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.