Election Dates & Deadlines

U.S. Based Domestic Voters

State of Illinois Election Dates & Deadlines (more info)

Federal and State Elections

Tue Nov 3, 2020 - Illinois General Election

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Tue Oct 6, 2020
  • Voter Registration "Grace Period" Wed Oct 7, 2020 thru Election Day
  • Online by Sun Oct 18, 2020
  • Election Day Registration & Voting (Call Local Election Office) Tue Nov 3, 2020

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Thu Oct 29, 2020
  • In-Person Request by Mon Nov 2, 2020

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Postmarked by Tue Nov 3, 2020
  • Post received by Tue Nov 17, 2020

Early Voting Available

  • At Election Authority Office as of Thu Sep 24, 2020
  • At Permanent Polling Places as of Mon Oct 19, 2020
- Early Voting ends Mon Nov 2, 2020
On election day, each county is required to have at least one location where you can register. Call your local election authority to inquire. Applications for vote-by-mail ballots are automatically sent to all registered voters in Illinois for the Nov 3, 2020, General Election.

 

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