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Gubernatorial General Election - November 4, 2014

(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.)

Key Dates

October 7 -    Last day to register to vote  (To verify your registration visit www.cookcountyclerk.com)
October 8 -    First day of grace period registration and voting
October 20 -  First day of early voting
October 30 -  Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
November 1 - Last day of early voting  November 1 - Last day of grace period registration and voting
November 2 - In-person absentee voting at Cook County Clerk's downtown Chicago office
November 3 - Last day voted mail ballots can be postmarked for acceptance by the Cook County Clerk's office 
November 4 - Election Day

Voter Registration

The last day to register to vote for the November 4th Election is Tuesday, October 7, 2014. 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 the November 4th Election can register to vote.

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


Early Voting

Registered voters may vote early starting Monday, October 20th through Sunday, November 2nd 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.



Grace Period Registration and Voting

Unregistered voters may vote from October 8th through November 3rd by signing up in person only at the Cook County Clerk's Chicago office at 69 W. Washington St. Room 500 and any suburban court house.  Two forms of ID are needed.  Grace period registrants immediately cast their ballot after registering to vote. 

Vote By Mail

Please click here for an application to vote by mail.

Offices up for Election

To view the Office up for Election, click here.

Election Judges

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. on November 4th.

Due to the Village Hall renovation, Precinct #8 will be located at the Park District (250 E. Wood Street) for voting on election day.



Election Judges

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.


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