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2016 ELECTION INFORMATION
March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election
November 8, 2016 Presidential Election
Key Dates for the March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election
||First day to apply for a mail ballot
||Last day to register to vote
||First day of grace period registration and voting
||First day of early voting
||Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
||Last day of early voting
||Last day of grace period registration and voting
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The Village Clerk's office will register voters 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
For locations and hours, click here.
Two forms of ID are needed. Grace period registrants immediately cast their ballot after registering to vote.
Registered voters may vote early at any one of the early voting sites across suburban Cook County. A current government-issued photo ID is required to vote early. Valid forms of ID include: a current driver's license, state-issued ID card, passport, university/college ID or another government- issued ID with a photograph. Voters who participate in Early Voting must vote in person.
PLEASE NOTE: THE VILLAGE OF PALATINE WILL NOT BE AN EARLY VOTING SITE FOR THIS ELECTION. FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF EARLY VOTING SITES, click here.)
The closest Early Voting Sites are:
Palatine Township Hall, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine IL 60067
Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2121 Euclid Ave. Room 238, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Offices up for Election
To view the Offices up for Election, click here.
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.
The polls are opened from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. To verify your registration, find your polling place or view a sample ballot, click here.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Village Hall renovations, Precinct #8 will be located at the Palatine Park District (250 E. Wood Street) for voting on Election Day.