Friday, April 1, 2011
The Cook County Clerk reported that 38 percent of early voting ballots were cast between Monday and Thursday this week.
The final week of early voting in Cook County saw a surge of activity. Early voting opened March 14 and ended Thursday, March 31. Of the 26,679 ballots cast during early voting, 10,000 of those ballots, or about 38 percent, were cast this week. The clerk's office reported that early voting turnout was up slightly over the 2009 consolidated election when 25,737 voted. Those who did not take advantage of early voting, still have Election Day to look forward to on Tuesday, April 5. The Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood St., saw its number of early voting ballots cast more than double. When the week began only 214 votes had been cast at Village Hall, that figure jumped to 475 by Thursday. Voters could cast votes at any Cook County early …
Monday, March 14, 2011
Early voting has started for the April 5 election. The early voting period lasts from March 14 to March 31.
Early voting in Cook County has begun and will continue through March 31. In Palatine, early voting is available at the Palatine Village Hall, 200 E. Wood St. Early voting is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Other locations for early voting include the Rolling Meadows Courthouse at 2121 Euclid Ave., in Rolling Meadows and the Cook County Clerk's Main Office at 69 W. Washington St.-Pedway, Chicago. For a complete listing of early voting locations visit the Cook County Clerk's web site. Reisdents of Palatine also can type in their address and view a sample ballot under the "Your Voter Information" tab on the web site. If you are not registered to vote, there is a grace period to register for the April 5 election. To take …
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Voters can take advantage of early voting at several locations and still can register to vote at any suburban courthouse.
Residents who are not registered to vote or want to vote early in the upcoming Nov. 2 election have the opportunity to do so by taking advantage of the registration and voting grace period. From now through Oct. 26, you can register to vote at any suburban courthouse or at the Cook County Clerk's downtown office located at 69 W. Washington St. in Chicago. Immediately after registering, grace period registrants must submit an absentee ballot either in person or by obtaining one through the mail. For those who already are registered and would like to vote early, a number of voting sites can be visited between now and October 28, 2010. Voters must show a current government issued ID, such as an Illinois Driver's License, State ID or passport…