Municipal Runoff Election: April 2, 2019

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 Be an informed voter.  Learn what's on your ballot.  

Key Dates

  • March 5-28   Apply for Vote By Mail ballot; Ballot must be postmarked by April 2
  • March 15      Early Voting & Registration at Loop Supersite; Register and vote at the same time
  • March 17      Online voter registration deadline
  • March 18      Early Voting & Registration in all 50 wards; Register and vote at the same time
  • April 1          Early voting ends
  • April 2          ELECTION DAY (6 am-7 pm); Vote at your assigned polling place

How, When, and Where to Vote

Early Voting

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 Once a mail ballot has been returned to the Board, it cannot be retrieved or withdrawn.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, April 2, 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. 

Check your Registration:  Even if you think you are a registered voter, it is quick and easy to confirm by checking here.  If you aren't registered, see our Voter Registration page. 

What Is on My Ballot?


Lori Lightfoot
Toni Preckwinkle

City Treasurer

Melissa Conyers-Ervin
Ameya Pawar

Aldermanic Wards 

5, 6, 15, 16, 20, 21, 25, 30, 31, 33, 39, 40, 43, 46, 47

Research Your Ballot 

Illinois Voter Guide
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! 

Candidate Questionnaires
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.
Video Voters' Guide
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.
Advisory Referenda
There are no citywide referendum questions on the ballot. Check your own precinct.
As available, LWV Chicago will provide resources regarding candidate positions and endorsements based on associations and Chicago's major newspapers.