Municipal Elections: February 26, 2019
Be an informed voter. Learn what's on your ballot.
- November 28, 2018 First day to apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot
- January 29, 2019 Early voting at 175 W. Washington St, supersite location
- January 29, 2019 Last day to register w/a Deputy Voter Registrar
- January 29, 2019 Last day for receipt of a mail-in form
- January 30, 2019 First day of "grace period" registration and same-day voting
- February 10, 2019 Last day for online registration
- February 11, 2019 Early voting at 51 selected sites
- February 21, 2019 Last day registered voters may apply for mail ballot
- February 25, 2019 Last day for early voting
- February 26, 2019 Election Day (6 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
- April 2, 2019 Run-off election, if necessary
How, When, and Where to Vote
If you are unable to vote on Election Day or just want to skip the lines, vote early. Find your early voting location. Early voting ballots are final. Registration services are available at every Early Voting site.
Vote by Mail
All registered voters in Chicago are eligible to Vote by Mail. Apply online. Once a mail ballot has been returned to the Board, it cannot be retrieved or withdrawn. Ballots must be postmarked by the Election Day.
Election Day — Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Verify your voting location. The location of your polling place may have changed. Polling place hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
No ID is required for voting in the voter's home precinct on Election Day unless the voter is voting for the first time and has registered by mail without verification.
- City Clerk
- City Treasurer
- Alderman (one in each of the City's 50 wards)
Use the nonpartisan Illinois Voter Guide to find your ballot, learn about candidates, opt-in for election reminders, find your polling place, and save and print your ballot to take with you to the polls!
The League is dedicated to informing voters about issues that affect residents. We have asked all candidates for city wide offices and aldermanic seats to respond to questions about issues that are now of concern to residents of Chicago. Candidates' responses can be found here.
Co-sponsored by LWV Chicago, WTTW's Video Voters' Guide invites all candidates for Chicago office to film two-minute videos about their candidacy at WTTW studios.
There are no citywide referendum questions on the ballot. Check your own precinct.