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Event Date Event Title Event Location Description
11/20/2017NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE POLICITAL SUBDIVISION2018 GPLast day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision, whose officers ar...
11/20/2017LISTING OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES2018 GPLast day for the Department of Public Health to certify to the State Board of Elections a list of th...
11/20/2017PETITION TO CREATE A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION2018 GPLast day to file petitions (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) to create...
11/20/2017BOARD MEETINGSpringfieldThe meeting will convene at 10:30 a.m. and will be connected via videoconference with the Chicago of...
11/27/2017ESTABLISHED PARTY FILING2018 GPFirst day for candidates of established political parties to file original nomination papers (must c...
11/27/2017OBJECTIONS TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PETITION2018 GPLast day to file objections to a petition to create a political subdivision in the office of the app...
11/30/2017DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GPLast day County Central Committee Chairman shall submit a list to the election authority of applican...
12/4/2017ESTABLISHED PARTY FILING2018 GPLast day for candidates of established political parties to file original nomination papers (must co...
12/4/2017STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS2018 GPLast day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the proper office as required by the Illi...
12/6/2017NOTICE OF LOTTERY2018 GPLast day for written notice of the time and place for conducting lottery shall be given when two (2)...
12/10/2017UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT CERTIFICATION2018 GPLast day for the Regional Superintendent of Schools to certify to the State Board of Elections a lis...
12/11/2017LISTING OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES2018 GPLast day State Board of Elections shall certify to the proper election authority a list of facilitie...
12/11/2017INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES2018 GPLast day for an individual who has filed, during the November 27 – December 4, 2017 filing period, f...
12/11/2017OBJECTIONS TO NOMINATION PAPERS2018 GPLast day for filing objections to the nomination papers of all candidates who filed during the Novem...
12/13/2017BALLOT PLACEMENT LOTTERY2018 GPLast day lottery shall be conducted by the State Board of Elections or the election authority when t...
12/15/2017VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GPFirst day for election authority to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includin...
12/18/2017SPECIAL JUDICIAL FILING2018 GPFirst day for judicial candidates of established political parties to file original nomination paper...
12/18/2017REFERENDA FILING2018 GPLast day for filing petitions (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for re...
12/19/2017BOARD MEETINGChicagoThe meeting will convene at 10:30 a.m. and will be connected via videoconference with the Springfiel...
12/20/2017VOTE BY MAIL - APPLICATION2018 GPFirst day for any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States, to make appli...
12/20/2017REGISTRATION PURGE2018 GPLast day for election authorities to complete any systematic program to remove ineligible voters fro...
12/26/2017SPECIAL JUDICIAL FILING2018 GPLast day (by 5:00 p.m.) for judicial candidates of established political parties to file original no...
12/26/2017STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS2018 GPLast day for judicial candidates who file nomination papers during the special judicial filing perio...
12/26/2017OBJECTIONS TO REFERENDA2018 GPLast day to file objections to petitions for the submission of questions of public policy (local). ...
12/26/2017VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GPLast day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includi...
12/28/2017NOTICE OF SPECIAL JUDICIAL LOTTERY2018 GPLast day for written notice of the time and place for conducting lottery shall be given when two (2)...
12/30/2017UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT CERTIFICATION2018 GPLast day the State Board of Elections shall certify unit school districts and counties to the approp...
1/2/2018REFERENDA RESOLUTIONS2018 GPLast day for local governing boards to adopt a resolution or ordinance to allow binding public quest...
1/2/2018UNITED STATES SERVICE MEMBER VOTER REGISTRATION2018 GP & GEFirst day any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependents o...
1/2/2018VOTE BY MAIL REGISTRATION – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE THE US2018 GP & GEFirst day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the territorial limits of t...
1/2/2018VOTE BY MAIL REGISTRATION – NONRESIDENT CIVILIAN2018 GP & GEFirst day any nonresident civilian citizen otherwise qualified to vote, to make application to the e...
1/3/2018SPECIAL JUDICIAL OBJECTIONS2018 GPLast day for filing objections to the nomination papers of candidates who filed petitions with the S...
1/3/2018SPECIAL JUDICIAL INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES2018 GPLast day for an individual who has filed for two (2) or more incompatible offices during the Decembe...
1/4/2018SPECIAL JUDICIAL LOTTERY2018 GPLast day lottery shall be conducted by the State Board of Elections when two (2) or more petitions a...
1/11/2018WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY2018 GPLast statutory day for candidates of established political parties to file withdrawal of nomination ...
1/11/2018BALLOT CERTIFICATION2018 GPLast day for the State Board of Elections to certify the names of candidates for the General Primary...
1/11/2018PUBLIC QUESTION CERTIFICATION2018 GPLast day for the circuit clerk and the local election official to certify any binding public questio...
1/17/2018WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY2018 GPLast day for candidates of established political parties to file withdrawal of nomination papers in ...
1/17/2018BALLOT CERTIFICATION2018 GPLast day for the county clerk to certify to the board of election commissioners the names of candida...
1/18/2018WRITE-IN CANDIDATES2018 GPLast day a person may file a notarized Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate with the pro...
1/19/2018PUBLICATION – VOTING AIDS2018 GPLast day the election authority shall provide public notice, calculated to reach the elderly and han...
1/19/2018PUBLICATION – PUBLIC QUESTION2018 GPFirst day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be vote...
1/22/2018PUBLICATION – NEW VOTING DEVICES2018 GPLast day for the election authority to publish notice that new mechanical or electronic voting devic...
1/29/2018SCHEDULE FOR EARLY VOTING2018 GPLast day for the election authority to provide the State Board of Elections with a list of all early...
1/29/2018POSTING FOR EARLY VOTING2018 GPLast day for election authority to post schedule for early voting conducted at the office of the ele...
2/1/2018PUBLICATION – EARLY VOTING2018 GPFirst day for election authority to publish (1) the location of each permanent and temporary site fo...
2/2/2018VOTE BY MAIL - UOCAVA2018 GPLast day for the election authority to have in their office a sufficient number of ballots printed a...
2/8/2018VOTE BY MAIL2018 GPFirst day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the con...
2/8/2018EARLY VOTING – OFFICE OF ELECTION AUTHORITY2018 GPFirst day for early voting at the office of the election authority and temporary locations designate...
2/8/2018ORGANIZATIONS OF CITIZENS- POLLWATCHERS2018 GPLast day for organizations of citizens which have among its purpose the investigation or prosecution...
2/18/2018LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2018 GPDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
2/19/2018LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2018 GPDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
2/20/2018LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2018 GPDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those residents who ...
2/20/2018CLOSE OF REGISTRATION2018 GPLast day for regular registration or transfer of registration within the offices of the election aut...
2/20/2018CLOSE OF REGISTRATION – DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GPLast day for registration of voters by deputy registrars, including municipal, township and road dis...
2/20/2018VOTE BY MAIL – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2018 GPLast day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the United States who are no...
2/20/2018VOTE BY MAIL – FEDERAL OFFICES ONLY2018 GPFirst day for the election authority to send an official ballot for federal offices only, upon recei...
2/21/2018GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING2018 GPFirst day for grace period registration and voting at the office of the election authority or at a l...
2/21/2018DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GPLast day for deputy registrars who are officials or members of a bona fide labor organization to ret...
2/23/2018EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE2018 GPLast day for election authority to post schedule for early voting at each PERMANENT POLLING location...
2/28/2018NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION (UNDER 500K)2018 GPLast day for the election authority to publish newspaper notice of primary election in counties of l...
2/28/2018EMPLOYEE NOTICE TO BE ELECTION JUDGE2018 GPLast day for employee to give employer written notice that he/she will be absent from place of emplo...
3/2/2018VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GPLast day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includi...
3/4/2018ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION2018 GPLast day for voters to register to vote through the State Board of Elections website.
(10 ILCS ...
3/5/2018EARLY VOTING – PERMANENT POLLING PLACES2018 GPFirst day for early voting for counties who have early voting at permanent polling places other than...
3/5/2018ERASURE OF NAMES FROM VOTER REGISTRY2018 GPDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
3/6/2018ERASURE OF NAMES FROM VOTER REGISTRY2018 GPDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
3/6/2018NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION (OVER 500K)2018 GPLast day for the election authority to publish newspaper notice of primary election in counties of m...
3/6/2018NOTICE OF PRIMARY BALLOT COLORS2018 GPLast day for the election authority to publish announcement of the colors of the primary ballot. Pu...
3/6/2018HOSPITALIZED VOTER2018 GPFirst day that a qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitatio...
3/6/2018POLLWATCHER CREDENTIALS2018 GPLast day for State Board of Elections or the election authority to have pollwatcher credentials avai...
3/8/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GPDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
3/9/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GPDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
3/10/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GPDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
3/12/2018PUBLICATION – PUBLIC QUESTION2018 GPLast day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be voted...
3/12/2018VOTE BY MAIL – UOCAVA2018 GPLast day for any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependent...
3/12/2018VOTE BY MAIL – NONRESIDENT CIVILIAN2018 GPLast day for any nonresident civilian, otherwise qualified to vote, to make application to the elect...
3/12/2018VOTE BY MAIL – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2018 GPLast day for the election authority to send an official ballot for federal offices only, upon receip...
3/13/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GPDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
3/14/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GPDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
3/15/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GPDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
3/15/2018VOTE BY MAIL2018 GPLast day for the election authority to receive application to vote by mail from any registered voter...
3/15/2018SPECIMEN BALLOTS2018 GPLast day for the election authority to publish the specimen ballots, as near as may be, in the form ...
3/15/2018NURSING HOME VOTING - APPLICATION2018 GPLast day for a physically incapacitated voter who desires to vote in person at a federally operated ...
3/15/2018NURSING HOME VOTING - LISTING2018 GPLast day (by noon) the election authority shall post the names and addresses of nursing home facilit...
3/15/2018PUBLIC TEST OF VOTING EQUIPMENT2018 GPLast day for the election authority to conduct public test of automatic tabulating equipment, Optica...
3/16/2018OFFICIAL BALLOT INSPECTION2018 GPLast day for the election authority to have official ballots available for inspection by candidates ...
3/16/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GPThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
3/17/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GPThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
3/18/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GPThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
3/19/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GPThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
3/19/2018EARLY VOTING2018 GPLast day for early voting at the office of the election authority and permanent locations designated...
3/19/2018BALLOT DELIVERY2018 GPLast day for the election authority to deliver ballots to the judges of election.
(10 ILCS 5/7-...
3/19/2018VOTE BY MAIL2018 GPLast day for any registered voter, presently within the confines of the United States, to apply in p...
3/19/2018CURBSIDE VOTING2018 GPLast day for any temporarily or permanently physically disabled voter to request at the election aut...
3/19/2018LISTS OF VOTE BY MAIL, EARLY, AND GRACE PERIOD VOTERS2018 GPLast day for election authority to deliver (prior to opening the polling place) to the judges of ele...
3/20/2018PRIMARY ELECTION2018 GPGENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION
Polls open 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
3/20/2018GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING2018 GPLast day of grace period registration and voting in the office of the election authority or at locat...
3/22/2018VOTER REGISTRATION2018 GPRegistration opens in the office of the election authority and with all deputy registrars including ...
3/22/2018UNCOUNTED BALLOTS2018 GPNo later than 48 hours after the closing of polling locations on election day, each election authori...
3/27/2018PROVISIONAL VOTERS2018 GPLast day a provisional voter may submit additional information to the county clerk or board of elect...
3/27/2018PETITION CIRCULATION2018 GEFirst day to circulate nomination papers (must include original sheets signed by voters and circulat...
4/3/2018PROVISIONAL BALLOT COUNTING2018 GPLast day for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the validation and coun...
4/3/2018VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT COUNTING2018 GPLast day for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the tabulation of vote ...
4/10/2018CANVASSING2018 GPThe board of election commissioners shall transmit a tabulated statement of the returns to the count...
4/10/2018VOTE BY MAIL STATISTICS2018 GPThe last day the election authority shall transmit to the State Board of Elections the following: (1...
4/18/2018COUNTY CONVENTION2018 GPEach established political party shall hold a county convention at its respective county.
[10 I...
4/20/2018CANVASS – STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS2018 GPLast day for the State Board of Elections to canvass the votes for federal, congressional, legislati...
4/30/2018LIST OF PRECINCT COMMITTEEMEN2018 GPLast day for the chairman of each county central committee to forward to the State Board of Election...
4/30/2018DEMOCRATIC STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE2018 GPLast day for the Democratic state central committee to meet and organize (41 days following the elec...
5/6/2018JUDICIAL RETENTION2018 GELast day for judges seeking retention in office to file Declaration of Judicial Candidacy with the S...
5/7/2018PUBLIC QUESTION – CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT2018 GELast day to file petitions with the Secretary of State to amend Article IV of the State Constitution...
5/7/2018PUBLIC QUESTION – STATEWIDE ADVISORY2018 GELast day to file a statewide petition for advisory public policy question with the State Board of El...
5/8/2018SECRETARY OF STATE PETITION DELIVERY2018 GELast day for the Secretary of State to deliver a petition to amend the Constitution to the State Boa...
5/10/2018PARTY LOTTERY2018 GPLast day the election authority shall conduct a lottery (within 30 days following the canvass and pr...
5/14/2018PUBLIC QUESTION PROPONENT/OPPONENT2018 GELast day for proponents and opponents to certify in writing to the State Board of Elections that the...
5/15/2018VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GEFirst day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includ...
5/21/2018VOTER LIST FOR COUNTY CHAIRMEN2018 GP & GELast day for the election authority to provide to each county chairman or his representative a preci...
5/25/2018VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GELast day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includi...
5/25/2018STATEWIDE PUBLIC QUESTION2018 GEThe State Board of Elections shall apply its proven random sampling method to select and identify th...
5/29/2018REPUBLICAN STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE2018 GPLast day for the Republican state central committee to meet and organize (41 days following the elec...
6/4/2018VACANCY IN NOMINATION – MANAGING COMMITTEE2018 GELast day for established party managing committee (legislative and representative) to appoint someon...
6/4/2018VACANCY IN NOMINATION – APPOINTEE2018 GELast day for appointee, by established party managing committee, to file the following documents whe...
6/7/2018NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION2018 GEFirst day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision, whose officers a...
6/11/2018OBJECTIONS TO VACANCIES IN NOMINATION2018 GELast day to file objections to nomination papers of all candidates who filled vacancies when no cand...
6/18/2018NEW PARTY AND INDEPENDENT FILING2018 GEFirst day for independent and new party candidates to file original nomination papers (must contain ...
6/25/2018NEW PARTY AND INDEPENDENT FILING2018 GELast day (by 5:00 p.m.) for independent and new party candidates to file original nomination papers ...
6/25/2018STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS2018 GELast day for filing a Statement of Economic Interests with the proper office as required by the Illi...
6/26/2018OBJECTIONS TO STATEWIDE QUESTIONS2018 GEUnder the provisions of 10 ILCS 5/10-8, the deadline to file objections to petitions to amend Articl...
6/28/2018NOTICE OF LOTTERY2018 GELast day for written notice of the time and place for conducting lottery shall be given when two (2)...
7/2/2018INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES2018 GELast day for an individual who has filed for two (2) or more incompatible offices to withdraw from a...
7/2/2018OBJECTIONS TO NOMINATION PAPERS2018 GELast day for filing objections to the nomination papers of all candidates who filed during the June ...
7/5/2018BALLOT PLACEMENT LOTTERY2018 GELast day lottery shall be conducted by the State Board of Elections or the election authority when t...
7/9/2018NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CREATE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION2018 GELast day notice of intention to file a petition to create a political subdivision, whose officers ar...
7/9/2018PETITION TO CREATE A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION2018 GELast day to file a petition (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) to creat...
7/9/2018LISTING OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES2018 GELast day for the Department of Public Health to certify to the State Board of Elections a list of th...
7/16/2018OBJECTIONS TO POLITICAL SUBDIVISON PETITION2018 GELast day to file objections to petitions to create a political subdivision in the office of the appr...
7/30/2018LISTING OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES2018 GELast day State Board of Elections shall certify to the proper election authority a list of federally...
8/6/2018REFERENDA FILING2018 GELast day for filing petitions (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for re...
8/8/2018VOTE BY MAIL - APPLICATION2018 GEFirst day for any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States, to make appli...
8/8/2018REGISTRATION PURGE2018 GELast day for election authorities to complete any systematic program to remove ineligible voters fro...
8/13/2018OBJECTIONS TO REFERENDA2018 GELast day to file objections to petitions for the submission of questions of public policy. Objectio...
8/20/2018REFERENDA RESOLUTIONS2018 GELast day for local governing boards to adopt a resolution or ordinance to allow binding or advisory ...
8/23/2018VACANCY IN NOMINATION2018 GELast day for established and new political parties to fill vacancies in nomination (occurring on or ...
8/24/2018WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY2018 GELast day for independent, established party, and new political party candidates to file withdrawal o...
8/24/2018BALLOT CERTIFICATION2018 GELast day for the State Board of Elections to certify the names of established political party candid...
8/29/2018VACANCY IN NOMINATION2018 GELast day for established and new political parties to fill vacancies in nomination in county offices...
8/29/2018BALLOT CERTIFICATION2018 GELast day for the county clerk to certify to the board of election commissioners the names of candida...
8/30/2018WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDACY2018 GELast day for candidates who filed nomination papers with the county clerk to file withdrawal of nomi...
8/30/2018OBJECTIONS – VACANCY IN NOMINATION2018 GELast day to file objections with the State Board of Elections to resolutions for filling a vacancy i...
8/30/2018BALLOT CERTIFICATION2018 GELast day for county clerk to certify the general election ballot and issue a copy to the State Board...
9/4/2018JUDICIAL RETENTION2018 GELast day for the Secretary of State to certify the names of all judges seeking retention in office t...
9/6/2018PUBLICATION – NEW VOTING DEVICES2018 GELast day for the election authority to publish notice that new mechanical or electronic voting devic...
9/6/2018WRITE-IN CANDIDATES2018 GELast day a person may file a notarized Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate with the pro...
9/6/2018OBJECTIONS – VACANCY IN NOMINATION2018 GELast day to file objections with the county clerk to resolutions for filling a vacancy in nomination...
9/7/2018PUBLICATION – VOTING AIDS2018 GELast day the election authority shall provide public notice, calculated to reach the elderly and han...
9/7/2018PUBLICATION – PUBLIC QUESTION2018 GEFirst day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be vote...
9/17/2018LEGISLATIVE AND REPRESENTATIVE COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION2018 GELast day each legislative committee and representative committee shall meet and organize. Said meet...
9/17/2018STATE PARTY CONVENTION2018 GELast day for each established party to hold a state party convention. The call for the state convent...
9/17/2018SCHEDULE FOR EARLY VOTING2018 GELast day for the election authority to provide the State Board of Elections with a list of all early...
9/17/2018POSTING FOR EARLY VOTING2018 GELast day for election authority to post schedule for early voting conducted at the office of the ele...
9/17/2018INTERNET VOTERS’ GUIDE2018 GELast day for statewide and candidates for Supreme and Appellate Court judgeships to submit personal ...
9/20/2018PUBLICATION – EARLY VOTING2018 GEFirst day for election authority to publish (1) the locations of all permanent and temporary sites f...
9/21/2018VOTE BY MAIL - UOCAVA2018 GELast day for the election authority to have in his office a sufficient number of ballots printed and...
9/22/2018INTERNET VOTERS’ GUIDE2018 GELast day for the State Board of Elections to publish Internet Voter’s Guide on the Board’s website.<...
9/27/2018VOTE BY MAIL2018 GEFirst day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the con...
9/27/2018EARLY VOTING – OFFICE OF ELECTION AUTHORITY2018 GEFirst day for early voting at the office of the election authority and temporary locations designate...
9/27/2018ORGANIZATION OF CITIZENS – POLLWATCHERS2018 GELast day for organizations of citizens which have among its purpose the investigation or prosecution...
10/7/2018LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2018 GEDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those resident who l...
10/8/2018LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2018 GEDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those resident who l...
10/9/2018LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2018 GEDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those resident who l...
10/9/2018CLOSE OF REGISTRATION2018 GELast day for regular registration or transfer of registration within the offices of the election aut...
10/9/2018CLOSE OF REGISTRATION – DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GELast day for registration of voters by deputy registrars, including municipal, township and road dis...
10/9/2018PUBLICATION – NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION2018 GELast day for election authority to publish a notice of General Election.
(10 ILCS 5/12-1)
...
10/9/2018VOTE BY MAIL – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2018 GEFirst day for the election authority to send an official ballot for federal offices only, upon recei...
10/9/2018VOTE BY MAIL – UNREGISTERED CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2018 GELast day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the United States who are no...
10/9/2018SOS MAILER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS2018 GELast day for the Secretary of State to publish and mail to every mailing address in the State a copy...
10/9/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GELast day for the election authority to arrange with nursing home administrators the date and time to...
10/10/2018GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING2018 GEFirst day for grace period registration and voting at the office of the election authority or at a l...
10/10/2018DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GELast day for deputy registrars who are officials or members of a bona fide labor organization to ret...
10/12/2018EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE2018 GELast day for election authority to post schedule for early voting at each permanent polling place wh...
10/17/2018EMPLOYEE NOTICE TO BE ELECTION JUDGE2018 GELast day for employee to give employer written notice that he/she will be absent from place of emplo...
10/19/2018VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GELast day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includi...
10/21/2018ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION2018 GELast day for voters to register to vote through the State Board of Elections website.
(10 ILCS...
10/22/2018EARLY VOTING – PERMANENT POLLING PLACES2018 GEFirst day for early voting at permanent polling places other than the office of the election authori...
10/22/2018VACANCY IN NOMINATION2018 GELast day to fill a vacancy in nomination occurring after the official certification but prior to 15 ...
10/22/2018ERASURE OF NAMES FROM VOTER REGISTRY2018 GEDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
10/23/2018ERASURE OF NAMES FROM VOTER REGISTRY2018 GEDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
10/23/2018HOSPITALIZED VOTER2018 GEFirst day that a qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitatio...
10/23/2018REGISTRATION REPORT FOR EACH COUNTY CHAIRMAN2018 GELast day for county clerks (other than Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties) to provide to each coun...
10/23/2018POLLWATCHER CREDENTIALS2018 GELast day for the State Board of Elections or the election authority to have pollwatcher credentials ...
10/25/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GEDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/26/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GEDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/27/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GEDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/29/2018PUBLICATION – PUBLIC QUESTION2018 GELast day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be voted...
10/29/2018VOTE BY MAIL – UOCAVA2018 GELast day for any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependent...
10/29/2018VOTE BY MAIL – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S2018 GELast day for the election authority to send an official ballot for federal offices only, upon receip...
10/29/2018VOTE BY MAIL – NONRESIDENT CIVILIANS2018 GELast day for any nonresident civilian, otherwise qualified to vote, to make application to the elect...
10/30/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GEDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
10/31/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GEDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
11/1/2018HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2018 GEDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
11/1/2018PUBLIC TEST OF VOTING EQUIPMENT2018 GELast day for the election authority to conduct public test of automatic tabulating equipment, Optica...
11/1/2018VOTE BY MAIL2018 GELast day for the election authority to receive application by mail for a vote by mail ballot from an...
11/1/2018SPECIMEN BALLOTS2018 GELast day for the election authority to publish the specimen ballots, as near as may be in the form i...
11/1/2018NURSING HOME VOTING – APPLICATION2018 GELast day for a physically incapacitated voter who desires to vote in person at any federally operate...
11/1/2018NURSING HOME VOTING – LISTING2018 GELast day (by noon) the election authority shall post the names and addresses of nursing home facilit...
11/2/2018OFFICIAL BALLOTS FOR INSPECTION2018 GELast day for the election authority to have official ballots available for inspection by candidates ...
11/2/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/3/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/4/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/5/2018NURSING HOME VOTING2018 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/5/2018EARLY VOTING2018 GELast day for early voting at the office of the election authority and locations designated by the el...
11/5/2018CURBSIDE VOTING2018 GELast day for any temporarily or permanently physically disabled voter to request at the election aut...
11/5/2018BALLOT DELIVERY2018 GELast day for the election authority to deliver ballots to the judges of election.
(10 ILCS 5/16...
11/5/2018VOTE BY MAIL2018 GELast day for any registered voter, presently within the confines of the United States, to request a ...
11/5/2018LISTS OF VOTE BY MAIL, EARLY, AND GRACE PERIOD VOTERS2018 GELast day for election authority to deliver (prior to opening the polling place) to the judges of ele...
11/6/2018GENERAL ELECTION2018 GEGENERAL ELECTION
Polls open 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
11/6/2018GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING2018 GELast day of grace period registration and voting in the office of the election authority or at locat...
11/8/2018VOTER REGISTRATION2018 GERegistration opens in the offices of the election authorities and with all deputy registrars includi...
11/8/2018UNCOUNTED BALLOTS2018 GENo later than 48 hours after the closing of polling locations on election day, each election authori...
11/13/2018PROVISIONAL VOTERS2018 GELast day a provisional voter may submit additional information to the county clerk or board of elect...
11/20/2018PROVISIONAL BALLOT COUNTING2018 GELast day for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the validation and coun...
11/20/2018VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT COUNTING2018 GELast day for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the tabulation of vote ...
11/27/2018CANVASSING2018 GELast day for canvassing election results by proper canvassing board (county canvassing board or boar...
11/27/2018CANVASS – REFERENDA2018 GELast day for appropriate canvassing board to canvass the results of referenda submitted to the voter...
11/27/2018LOTTERY – TIE VOTE2018 GELast day for the county clerk to conduct a lottery for a tie vote for a county office.
(10 ILCS...
11/27/2018VOTE BY MAIL STATISTICS2018 GELast day the election authority shall transmit to the State Board of Elections the following: (1) th...
11/30/2018DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GELast day for County Central Committees Chairman to submit a list to the election authority of applic...
12/1/2018BEGINNING OF TERM - COUNTY2018 GEFirst day for term of office for the following officers:

County Clerks (55 ILCS 5/3-2001)...
12/3/2018DEPUTY REGISTRARS2018 GEBeginning of 2-year term of all deputy registrars except precinct committeemen (who began their own ...
12/3/2018BEGINNING OF TERM – JUDICIAL2018 GEFirst day of term of office for those judges that were elected or retained at the November 6, 2018, ...
12/3/2018BEGINNING OF TERM – MISCELLANEOUS2018 GEFirst day for term of office for the following officers:
County Board Members and County Commis...
12/4/2018BEGINNING OF TERM – WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT2018 GEFirst day of office for officers of Water Reclamation District of Chicago.
(70 ILCS 2605/3)
12/7/2018CANVASS – SBE2018 GELast day for the State Board of Elections to canvass returns and proclaim the results of the electio...
12/17/2018VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GEFirst day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includ...
12/26/2018VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2018 GELast day for election authorities to indicate in writing that their voter registration data, includi...
1/3/2019BEGINNING OF TERM – FEDERAL2018 GEFirst day for term of office for federal officers elected at the November 6, 2018, General Election....
1/7/2019PRECINCT VOTER LISTS2018 GELast day for election authorities to provide to each county chairman or his representative, precinct...
1/9/2019GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES2018 GENewly elected members of the General Assembly shall convene and organize their respective chambers.<...
1/14/2019BEGINNING OF TERM – STATEWIDE EXECUTIVE OFFICERS2018 GEFirst day for term of office for statewide executive officers (Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorn...
7/1/2019BEGINNING OF TERM – REGIONAL SUPERINTENDENT2018 GEFirst day for term of office for Regional Superintendent of Schools.
(105 ILCS 5/3-1)

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