In advance of Tuesday’s suburban municipal elections, the Cook County Clerk’s Office released a time lapse video today that illustrates the distribution of thousands of pieces of polling place equipment as it is packed up and delivered to locations across suburban Cook County. It can be viewed on the Clerk’s YouTube page.
The video was filmed at the Clerk’s Election Operations Center, an enormous warehouse where election equipment is stored and distributed, and where all Mail and Election Day Ballots are processed.
Leading up to Election Day, the Clerk’s Office tests all voting equipment at the warehouse location and packs more than 1,600 Voting Supply Carriers, which contain all essential voting equipment including ballots, polling place signage, PPE, and other supplies.
The Clerk’s Office then delivers the 1,600 large grey boxes to each suburban polling location for use by election judges, polling place workers and voters on Election Day, April 6.
The Clerk’s Office is also reminding suburban voters that Monday, April 5 is the last day of Early Voting and that Election Day on Tuesday, April 6, is the last day that Mail Ballots can be postmarked.
To check voter information or to view a sample ballot, go to www.cookcountyclerk.com/voterinfo.