Upcoming Election

Upcoming Election

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

Key Dates for Tuesday, November 3, 2020 General Election

  • Tuesday, June 16     |  Applications for Vote By Mail ballots open online, in person or by mail
  • Wednesday, Sept. 24  |  Early Voting & Registration opens at DuPage Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton
  • Sunday, Oct. 18  |  Last day for online voter registration
  • Monday, Oct 19  |  Early Voting & Registration opens in locations throughout DuPage County
  • Thursday, Oct. 29 |  Last day for vote by mail request to be received by the Election Authority 
  • Monday, Nov. 2     |  Last day of Early Voting
  • Tuesday, Nov. 3    |  ELECTION DAY (6 am-7 pm)

A note on the minimum voting age:
Any citizen who will turn 18 years old by or on the General Election on November 3, 2020 is entitled to vote in the Primary Election on March 17, 2020, even if the voter is only 17 years old at the time of the Primary. You must be 17 years old to register to vote. 

How to Vote

Vote by Mail 

All registered voters in DuPage County are eligible to Vote by Mail. Apply online. Once a mail ballot has been returned to the Board, it cannot be retrieved or withdrawn. 

  • Tuesday, June 16  |  Applications for Vote By Mail ballots open online, in person or by mail
  • Thursday, September 24 | First day for vote by mail ballots to be mailed. Allow 4 - 5 days for receipt 
  • Thursday, October 29  |   Last day for vote by mail request to be received by the Election Authority
  • Tuesday, November 3 |  Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received by November 17

    Vote by Mail FAQ's 

Vote Early

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. You can also register to vote at every early voting site.

  • Wednesday, September 24  |  Early Voting & Registration at DuPage Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton
  • Monday, October 19  |  Early Voting & Registration at locations throughout DuPage County
  • Monday, November 2  |  Last day of Early Voting


Vote on Election Day — Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Find your voting location. The location of your polling place may have changed. Polling place hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you are in line by 7 p.m., you are entitled to vote.

No ID is required to vote in your home precinct on Election Day unless you are voting for the first time and have 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, learn how to register

Research Your Ballot

Voters will vote for a candidate for President and other national, state and county positions. Voters must declare a party in order to vote in this election.

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! 


Local Candidate Forum



  • Voters in Itasca Elementary District 10 will weigh in on the largest funding request on the ballot: a $26.98 million borrowing plan for construction projects. The district is proposing to issue bonds and pay back the debt with a property tax increase.
  • As Bloomingdale Township Highway Commissioner Robert Czernek faces federal charges of pocketing more than $280,000 in kickbacks, voters will determine if they want the road district abolished and its duties taken over by the township. Township officials have said they put the binding question on the ballot because the highway department is an independent unit of government with an elected highway commissioner who operates with little oversight from the township board.
  • Complete listing of DuPage ballot measures
  • Daily Herald article, "17 referendum questions will appear on DuPage ballots" 
  • Fact Sheet for the 3 DuPage County referenda
For more information, please visit the Dupage County Election Division website.