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 November 8, 2016 Presidential Election

Key Dates for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election




8/10/2016 First day to apply for a mail ballot
10/11/2016 Last day to register to vote
10/12/2016 First day of grace period registration and voting
10/24/2016 First day of early voting
11/3/2016 Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
11/7/2016 Last day of early voting
11/7/2016 Last day of grace period registration and voting
11/8/2016 Election Day
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Voter Registration

The Village Clerk's office will register voters through October 11, 2016 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Two forms of identification are needed (one with current address).

Any 17 year old citizen who will turn 18 by Election day can register to vote.

Register to vote online, by mail or in-person.  For more information regarding registering to vote, please click here.

Election Day Registration

Election day registration will be available in Illinois at selected sites per legislation signed into law on July 1, 2014.
For qualifications and locations, click here.

 Grace Period Registration and Voting

Grace Period Registration and Voting is from October 12, 2016 to November 7, 2016.  Two forms of ID are needed. 
Grace period registrants immediately cast their ballot after registering to vote.  

Early Voting

Voters may vote early at any one of the early voting sites across suburban Cook County. 

The Village of Palatine will be an early voting site for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election.

Other nearby Early Voting Sites are:  
Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2121 Euclid Ave. Room 238, Rolling Meadows, IL  60008
Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL



Offices up for Election


State/District Representatives
State's Attorney
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Recorder - Cook County
Commissioners - Cook County Board of Review
Commissioners - Metropolitan Water Reclamation District


If you are interested in being an Election Judge, please contact the Cook County Clerk's Office at (312) 603-0965 or visit their website at www.cookcountyclerk.com for more information.


Election Day

The polls are opened from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

The Village of Palatine is not a polling place for the 2016 Presidential Election 




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