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2017 Elections Calendar

2017 February 28 Election : 2017 February 28 Consolidated primary election
Deadlines
January 3, 2017 Absentee Ballot Request deadline - UOCAVA citizens:First day any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependents of voting age who expect to be absent from their county of residence on election day to make an application for an official ballot to the election authority having jurisdiction over their residence. Members of the Armed Forces may make application via facsimile machine or other method of electronic transmission.
January 19, 2017 Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting starts:First day any registered voter within the confines of the U.S. to make application by mail or in irst day for early voting at the office of the election authority or at a location designated by the election authority for this purpose. (begins 40th day preceding election and extends through the day prior to an election)
January 19, 2017 Early Voting/Absentee Voting By Mail begins :First day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the confines of the United States who has made application to vote by mail.
January 31, 2017 Voter Registration Ends:Last day for registration or transfer of registration within the office of the election authority. (Please check with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners or the Cook County Clerk's office as other provisions may apply)
February 12, 2017 Voter Registration deadline - Electronic (online):Last day for voters to register to vote through the State Board of Elections website.
February 23, 2017 Early Voting/Absentee Voting By Mail Ends :Last day for the election authority to receive, by mail,application to vote by mail from any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States.
February 27, 2017 Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting ends:Last day for early voting at the office of the election authority and permanent locations designated by the election authority. Temporary early voting locations may be established by the election authority, but are not required to maintain the same voting days and hours as the election authority.
2017 April 4 Election : 2017 April 4 Consolidated Election
Deadlines
January 4, 2017 Voter Registration deadline - By Mail:First day for any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States, to make application by mail or in person to the election authority for an official ballot. Please note that mailing and delivery of ballots does not begin until Thursday, February 23, 2017.
February 18, 2017 Absentee Ballot Request deadline - UOCAVA citizens:Last day for the election authority to have in their office a sufficient number ofballots printed and available for mailing to persons in the United States Service or their spouse and dependents of voting age, citizens temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of the United States and nonresident civilians.
February 23, 2017 Early Voting/Absentee Voting By Mail begins :First day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the confines of the United States who has made application to vote by mail.
February 23, 2017 Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting starts:First day for early voting at the office of the election authority or at a location designated by the election authority for this purpose
February 23, 2017 Absentee Ballot return deadline - By Mail:First day for mailing or delivery of absentee ballot.
March 7, 2017 Voter Registration Ends:Last day for regular registration or transfer of registration within the office of the election authority.
March 19, 2017 Voter Registration deadline - Electronic (online):Last day for voters to register to vote through the State Board of Elections website.
March 30, 2017 Early Voting/Absentee Voting By Mail Ends :Last day for the election authority to receive, by mail, a vote by mail application from anyregistered voter presently within the confines of the United States.
April 3, 2017 Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting ends:Last day for early voting at the office of the election authority or at a location designated by the election authority.
2017 November 7 Election : 2017 November 7 Municipal General Election
Deadlines

2018 Elections Calendar

2018 November 6 Election : 2018 November 6 General Election
Deadlines
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