Election Information - Spring 2014
Important Election Dates:
2014 Primary Early Voting Begins on March 3rd and ends March 15th
Election Day is March 18, 2014
Check the Cook County Clerk's web site for information on early voting and locations.
Voters who cannot vote at one of the County's sites can still vote absentee by mail.
Students who are registered to vote may sign up for the Cook County Clerk's Student Absentee Ballot Program. The application can be sent to the school address or home address for the parents to forward.
For further information on early voting or absentee ballots, visit the Cook County Clerk's website or call 312-603-0906.
Voting at Age 17:
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, most Illinois 17-year-olds will be eligible to register and vote in a primary election – a first in our state’s history.
U.S. citizens who were born on or before Nov. 4, 1996 can register and vote in the March 18, 2014 Primary Election because they will turn 18 by the November 4, 2014 General Election.
This new law will let younger voters choose which candidates will be nominated to represent political parties on the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election ballots.
For information on check the Cook County Clerk's website.
Polling Place Information:
Offices up for Election:
March 18, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election
To Be Nominated:
United States Senator
Secretary of State
Representatives in Congress
Representatives in the General Assembly
Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (3 to be nominated)
President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners
County Clerk of Cook County
Treasurer of the Cook County
Sheriff of Cook County
Assessor of Cook County
County Commissioners of Cook County (17 from single member districts)
Commissioner of the Board of Review of Cook County (District 3)
Supreme, Appellate, Circuit and Sub-circuit Judges (to fill vacancies if required)
To Be Elected:
State Central Committeeman (Democratic Party)
Local Offices (if applicable)
League of Women Voters - Voter Guide
"Compiled by the League of Women Voters of Cook County. The information provided on the candidates comes from public sources and has been verified as much as possible. The League never endorses candidates or political parties."