Three Ways to Exercise Your Right to Vote in Illinois
VOTE EARLY STARTING!
Early voting ahead of the March 20 primary election begins on February 21. You do not need to fill out a special application. Visit the Illinois Board of Elections Website or use the county links below to learn more about early voting.
NOTE: You need to bring an ID when you vote early in Illinois.
BE A COUCH POTATO VOTER!
Vote by Mail from the comfort of your home!
It’s easy to vote by mail. Just go to the Illinois Board of Elections Website, select an application for regular Illinois citizens (there is a separate process for military or overseas residents), then follow the instructions. Remember that applications need to go to your local election office. The Board of Election site will show you the right place to submit your application to vote by mail.
VOTE ON ELECTION DAY IN-PERSON!
ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION IS March 20, 2018.
Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
To find your polling place find your local election authority, use the county links below or go to the Illinois Board of Elections Website.
MAJOR PARTY CANDIDATE INFO FOR
2018 ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION
Here are the candidates for both major parties for races relevant to residents of the Illinois 6th Congressional District. This list excludes offices relevant to only some residents, such as State Senate, County Board, etc. Names are ordered as they will appear on the ballot.
Peter J. Roskam
Kelly MazeskiAmanda Howland
Becky Anderson Wilkins
Governor and Lieutenant Governor
Bruce RaunerEvelyn Sanguinetti (Rauner)
Rich Morthland (Ives)
JB Pritzker Juliana Stratton (Pritzker)
Ra Joy (Kennedy)
Litesa E. Wallace (Biss)
Jonathan W. Todd (Daiber)
Patricia Avery (Hardiman)
Dennis Cole (Marshall)
Secretary of State
Susana A. Mendoza
Michael W. Frerichs