As in every election cycle, early voting and absentee voting will be offered for these elections.
Q: Who will be eligible to vote in the November 6 general election?
A: U.S. citizens who are registered voters.
Click here to check your registration status in the State of Illinois.
Go here to register to vote.
Q: What offices will be on the ballots November 6, 2018?
A: All ballots will ask voters to select candidates for the following offices: U.S. Senate; U.S. House of Representatives; Governor; State Senate; State House; state judges; local judges; as well as other state and local offices. In addition, voters will cast ballots to decide binding amendments to the Illinois Constitution as well as advisory (non-binding) referenda questions in the Nov. 6, 2018 elections.
For more Frequently Asked Questions, please visit: http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/frequently-asked-questions.html
Early Voting: For the Nov. 6, 2018 midterm election, Chicago voters will be able to use Early Voting & Registration from Sept. 27 through Nov. 5.
Absentee Voting: Any registered voter may cast an absentee ballot by mail. Click here to learn more about requesting an absentee ballot, which must be mailed to your local Election Commission.
Grace Period Registration: Grace period registration allows voters to register to vote or update their registration in-person and immediately vote during that same visit. In-person registration is available for those who did not register, or did not file an address change, or did not file a name change by the deadline.
Voters will be able to elect the mayor and aldermen. Registration deadlines will be announced after the 2018 midterm elections.