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.

COOK County  

DUPAGE County

KANE County

LAKE County

MCHENRY County

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.

 

6th Congressional

Republican
Peter J. Roskam
Democratic
Kelly MazeskiAmanda Howland

Sean Casten

Jennifer Zordani

Becky Anderson Wilkins

Ryan Huffman

Carole Cheney

 

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Republican
Bruce RaunerEvelyn Sanguinetti (Rauner)

Jeanne Ives

Rich Morthland (Ives)

Democratic
JB Pritzker Juliana Stratton (Pritzker)

Chris Kennedy

Ra Joy (Kennedy)

Daniel Biss

Litesa E. Wallace (Biss)

Bob Daiber

Jonathan W. Todd (Daiber)

Tio Hardiman

Patricia Avery (Hardiman)

Robert Marshall

Dennis Cole (Marshall)

 

Attorney General

Republican

Erika Harold

Gary Grasso

Democratic

Pat Quinn

Renato Mariotti

Scott Drury

Nancy Rotering

Kwame Raoul

Jesse Ruiz

Sharon Fairley

Aaron Goldstein

Secretary of State

Republican
Jason Helland
Democratic
Jesse White

 

Comptroller

Republican
Darlene Senger
Democratic
Susana A. Mendoza

 

Treasurer

Republican
Jim Dodge
Democratic
Michael W. Frerichs