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Chicago Early Voting

Record Numbers Of Early Ballots Cast In Chicago, Cook County

Posted 10.29.2012 | Chicago

Voters in Chicago and all around Cook County heeded at least part of the popular election season refrain, voting early in record numbers through the w...

Early Voting Begins Monday At 51 Sites Citywide

Posted 10.23.2012 | Chicago

With about two weeks to go before the 2012 presidential election, voters in Illinois began early voting on Monday. Registered Chicago voters may ca...

Weekend Voting Will Work

David Orr | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago
David Orr

Weekend voting makes sense for working people and election workers alike. It's time to pass a bill to vote when most people can do it. After all, isn't voting what democracy is all about?

Early Voting Ends Thursday As Primary Races Heat Up

Posted 03.15.2012 | Chicago

Illinois voters on Thursday face their final opportunity to vote early in advance of the March 20 primary election. As the Associated Press reports...

Early Voting Begins Today In Chicago Runoffs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just weeks after electing a new mayor, some Chicagoans will return to the polls Monday to decide runoff races for aldermen in 14 wards. The majority ...

Chicago Early Voting Tripled From Last Citywide Election

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sure, there was that massive blizzard a couple of weeks ago. But that didn't stop Chicagoans from participating in early voting in much higher numbers...

Early Voting In Citywide Elections Ends Today: Where To Cast Your Ballot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the first time in most of our lives, Chicagoans are voting to fill an open seat on the Fifth Floor. Along with the hotly contested mayoral race, t...

Chicago Candidates Encourage Residents To Vote Early (But Not Often)

The Huffington Post | Alizah Salario | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Henry Kersee stood in front of the Cook County Clerk's Office Saturday morning decorated head to toe in "Vote Patricia Van Pelt Watkins" buttons. The ...

THE COUNTDOWN: Chico Accuses Rahm Of Intimidation.. Crack Is Whack

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With only 22 days left until the city elections (and early voting under way) things are progressing rather normally: the congenial spirit of the first...

Early Voting Starts Today: When, Where & How To Do It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago mayor's race may seem like it's only just heating up, with Rahm Emanuel's candidacy officially ratified last week. But citywide elections ...

The Countdown: 'Rahm Tax' Attacked, Braun's Bad Grade

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Down to 26 days remaining until the city elections, and we're back at you with the day's news. The first ballots will start coming in next week, and t...

The Countdown: 'Rahm Tax' Attacked, Braun's Bad Grade

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Down to 26 days remaining until the city elections, and we're back at you with the day's news. The first ballots will start coming in next week, and t...

ELECTION UNDERWAY: Early Voting Starts Next Monday

Chicago Breaking News | October 6, 2010 5:35 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois voters who don't want to wait until Election Day can head to the polls starting next week. Some early voting sites will open Monday throug...

Is Today Your Last Chance To Vote In The Midterms?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The midterm elections are exactly one week away, but today could be your last chance to vote in them. For residents of Chicago who are not yet regist...

Your Guide To Early Voting In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Election Day is just three weeks away. Those three weeks will be packed with door-knocking, phone-banking and millions of dollars of TV advertising ai...

Huge Early Voting Crowds Draw Fire Marshals

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Election officials counting ballots throughout Illinois say the state has set a new record of more than 821,000 early votes cast. Authorities say th...

Early Voting Closes After Record Turnout

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the last day of early voting, officials are reporting that more than 400,000 people in the city and suburban Cook County have already turned out to...

Early Voting Turnout Shatters Records

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More than 544,000 people have voted early in the Chicago area, the Tribune reports: By the time early voting is over Thursday, 697,000 people are e...

Early Voting Records Set

STNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (STNG) -- Chicago and suburban Cook County broke their respective single-day Early Voting records Monday, according to the Cook County Board ...

Early Voting Begins

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Early voting is underway in much of Illinois, and more than 11,000 ballots were cast in Cook County alone in the first five hours Monday," CBS 2 repo...