Early Voting for the 2022 general election is underway at the Chicago Board of Elections Supersite (191 N. Clark St.) and the Chicago Board of Elections Office (69 W. Washington St., 6th floor).
Until Oct. 30, these two sites will be open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4.pm. Hours at those sites will expand from Oct. 31 through Nov. 7.
On Election Day (Nov. 8), the Chicago Board of Elections Supersite on Clark Street will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. – the same hours all polling places across the city will be open that day. (The election board office will not be open for voting on Election Day.)
Early voting in each of the 50 wards begins Oct. 24th and continues through Nov. 8th. These sites are open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and on Election Day (Nov. 8) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can see all early voting locations and addresses by clicking here.
The Chicago Board of Elections recently released the full list of precinct polling places for the general election. Due to the recent once-in-a-decade redistricting process and new city ward map passed by the Chicago City Council, many Chicago voters may have a new precinct polling place on Election Day.
Voters wishing to vote in person on Election Day may vote either at their precinct polling place or at any of the 51 Early Voting sites – whichever is more convenient.
“Nearly half of Chicago’s voters have a newly assigned precinct polling place ahead of Election Day,” Max Bever, director of public information for the Chicago Board of Elections, said in a statement.
“We are urging all Chicago voters to make a plan to vote – either by voting by mail, early voting or voting on Election Day – and to check their voter information ahead of time by going to our website at chicagoelections.gov or giving us a call at (312) 269-7900.”
Voters can confirm their polling place and voter information here: https://www.chicagoelections.gov/en/your-voter-information.html
Officials are still seeking help to staff polling places during early voting as well as on Election Day. Workers earn $17 per hour and $230 for Election Day; election coordinators make up to $450. Applicants must be Chicago residents, pass a background check and be fully vaccinated. Click here to learn more and apply.