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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Voter Registration, Vote by Mail and Early Voting - November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

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The Village was recently notified that those residents who reside in the 43rd precinct have had a change in polling place for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election. Residents who previously voted at St. John’s Lutheran Church will now be polling at Lyons Township High School, 100 S. Brainard Avenue, La Grange, IL 60525.

The State of Illinois has issued guidance for State polling locations to protect the health and safety of voters.

If you think that you may already be registered to vote, you can check by using the State Board of Elections Voter Registration Lookup.

Residents may also register to vote in person at one of the six Cook County locations or an Early Voting location. During Grace Period Registration, residents must register to vote and then immediately cast their ballots. Two pieces of identification are required, including one with your current address (photo ID’s are not required).

Any registered suburban Cook County voter may request a mail-in ballot online at the Cook County Clerk’s Office. Ballots were mailed out beginning September 24.

Once your registration is verified and application processed, the County will send a paper ballot to the mailing address that you designate in your application.  The deadline to apply, including email verification, is five days before an election (October 29, 2020).  Applications for a mail ballot are also available at the Village Hall.  

This year, as an alternative to mailing in ballots, drop boxes for mail-in ballots will be located at over 50 Early Voting sites beginning October 9 for some locations and October 19 for others. Voters can drop off their completed mail-in ballots from 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on weekends.  Mail-in ballots will be collected on a daily basis and will be time stamped.  Voters who applied for their mail-in ballot online will receive an email at the time their mail-in ballot is sent to them, as well as an email notifying them when the completed ballot has been received.  Further information about the secure drop boxes can be found here.

 Early voting will take place Monday, October 19, 2020 through Monday, November 2, 2020 at multiple locations throughout Cook County including:

- Hodgkin’s Village Hall, 8990 Lyons St., Hodgkins, IL 60525

- Brookfield Village Hall, 8820 Brookfield Avenue, Brookfield, IL 60513

- Lyons Village Hall, 4200 S. Lawndale Avenue, Lyons, IL 60534

Additional information regarding Early Voting, Early Voting sites, Early Voting wait times and Vote by Mail are available on the County’s website at www.cookcountyclerk.com or by calling 312-603-0906.

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