Nonpartisan Resources for the General Primary Election
What is it?
The upcoming primary election on March 17, 2020 is the way for voters to identify their preferred candidates for the upcoming General Election. This process helps to limit the number of candidates for various elected positions at all levels of government. You can learn more about the General Primary Election here.
Register to Vote
The Will County Clerk’s office website provides information about how to register and what you need to get the process started. You can also check to see what precinct you are in and where your polling place is.
You have several options for registering to vote, including:
- Print and Mail by filling out a paper Illinois Voter Registration application (learn more at the Illinois State Board of Elections website)
- In-person with a Registrar at the Will County Clerk’s office
- Online through the Illinois State Board of Elections application website
Please note: You can also register to vote at the Library.
Where to Vote?
Find your polling place for Election Day here: www.thewillcountyclerk.com/elections/precinct-lookup
Date to Remember:
|FEBRUARY 6, 2020||FIRST DAY OF EARLY VOTING AT THE WILL COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE|
|FEBRUARY 6, 2020||FIRST DAY TO MAIL REQUESTED VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS|
|FEBRUARY 19, 2020||FIRST DAY FOR GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING|
|MARCH 1, 2020||LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE|
|MARCH 2, 2020||FIRST DAY OF EARLY VOTING AT TEMPORARY POLLING PLACES|
|MARCH 12, 2020||LAST DAY TO REQUEST A VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT|
|MARCH 16, 2020||LAST DAY FOR EARLY VOTING|
|MARCH 17, 2020||ELECTION DAY|
|MARCH 25, 2020||RETABULATION: VERIFYING ELECTION DAY RESULTS|
|APRIL 7, 2020||ELECTION RESULTS BECOME OFFICIAL|
Note: Additional information is available from the Will County Clerk’s Office.
Check Those Facts
Interested in double-checking facts about candidates? This information is available from a number of resources, including those listed below.
- FactCheck.org (a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center)
- Center for Public Integrity
- Vote Smart