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 March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election
November 8, 2016 Presidential Election

Key Dates for the March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election




12/16/2015 First day to apply for a mail ballot
2/16/2016 Last day to register to vote
2/17/2016 First day of grace period registration and voting
2/29/2016 First day of early voting
3/10/2016 Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
3/14/2016 Last day of early voting
3/14/2016 Last day of grace period registration and voting
3/15/2016 Election Day
To verify your Polling Place click here




Voter Registration will re-open on March 17th.

The Village Clerk's office will register voters through February 16th 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.    

Early Voting

Voters may vote early at any one of the early voting sites across suburban Cook County. 
For locations and hours, 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.

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.  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.   



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