How To Vote Early In Illinois

An election worker hands a voting receipt to a voter at a polling station in Chicago. A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republicans who claimed in a lawsuit that last year’s extension of same-day registration is unconstitutional.
An election worker hands a voting receipt to a voter at a polling station in Chicago. A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republicans who claimed in a lawsuit that last year's extension of same-day registration is unconstitutional. M. Spencer Greene / AP Photo
An election worker hands a voting receipt to a voter at a polling station in Chicago. A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republicans who claimed in a lawsuit that last year’s extension of same-day registration is unconstitutional.
An election worker hands a voting receipt to a voter at a polling station in Chicago. A federal judge has scaled back Election Day voter registration for highly populated areas in Illinois, a decision that sides with Republicans who claimed in a lawsuit that last year's extension of same-day registration is unconstitutional. M. Spencer Greene / AP Photo

How To Vote Early In Illinois

There are a number of ways to vote in the November elections. You can do it early. You can do it by mail. You can get help if you need assistance getting to the polls. But each way of voting has its own rules, regulations, and deadlines.

WBEZ State Politics Reporter Tony Arnold navigates you through the voting world in and around Chicago. Plus, we touch on some of the local issues at play in this election cycle, like term limits.