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Election 2020

Election 2020
Election 2020

Here’s Where You Can Bring Your Vote-By-Mail Ballots On Election Day In Chicago

If you haven't mailed in your ballot yet, officials recommend you bring it to a secured drop box Tuesday to ensure it's counted on time.

Citywide

Chicago Smashes Records For Early, Mail-In Voting With ‘Incredible’ 737K Turnout So Far

More than 401,000 mail-in ballots have been cast as of Sunday night, breaking the prior record of 94,000 mail-in ballots cast during the 2016 presidential election.

Citywide

Fed Up With Late Night Bar Tai’s Til 4, Lakeview Neighbors Push For Booze Ban On Block In Election

Some neighbors blame Tai's Til 4 for a fatal shooting outside the bar in February and pushed for the dry-precinct ballot measure to shut the bar down.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

City Putting More Cops On Streets, Protecting Businesses Over Concerns About Election Day Unrest

The city is implementing a 10-day "safety plan"as people are worried about unrest — and coronavirus.

Citywide

Wrigley Field, Sox Park Will Have Dropoff Boxes For Your Mail-In Votes On Tuesday

The boxes will be available on Election Day for mail-in voters.

Citywide

What’s At Stake For Immigrant Communities In The Vote Over The Fair Tax Amendment

Immigrants of all ethnic backgrounds and varying legal status have a stake in the vote over the fair tax amendment. Here’s what some advocates for immigrants in Chicago had to say about it.

Citywide

United Center To Be Used As Polling Place For Election Day

It's the first time the arena is being used as a polling place. It'll be open to any Chicago voters.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Voting In Chicago 2020: Here’s Everything You Need To Know For Election Day

Election Day is Nov. 3. Here's everything you need to vote on or before then in Chicago.

Citywide

Chicago Already Shattered Its Record For Early Voting

More than 573,000 early voting ballots and mailed ballots have been cast, breaking the record of about 400,000 people voting early in 2016.

Citywide

On National Vote Early Day, Hyde Park Volunteers Will Answer Questions, Encourage Participation

Volunteers will help residents with their ballots and provide information about voting Saturday at Parkway Gardens Christian Church and the 47th and Cottage Grove intersection.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Meet The Midwestern Women Steelworkers Who Put A Pro-Biden Bat Signal On Trump Tower

The Women of Steel also shined the light on the walls of the Chicago Theatre, the Art Institute of Chicago, Wrigley Field and famed hot dog stand Wiener’s Circle.

Downtown

Buses, Trains Shouldn’t Be Shut Down If There Are Election Protests, Transit Advocates Say

The city shut down the CTA multiple times this summer, and it hasn't promised to keep it open if there are Election Day protests. But activists said that disproportionately impacts Black and Latino travelers.

Downtown

Want To Vote In Person Even Though You Applied For Vote-By-Mail? Here’s How

Even if you applied to vote by mail, you can still vote in person instead on or before Election Day, Nov. 3.

Downtown

This Saturday, Woodlawn Residents Can Learn How To Safely Vote In An Unprecedented Election

You can find out about voting locations, registration and more critical information at a socially distanced Rock the Vote event.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Here’s Where You Can Vote Early And Safely Drop Off Vote-By-Mail Ballots In Chicago (MAP)

Early voting will kick off Oct. 1 and officials will start sending out vote-by-mail ballots Sept. 24.

Downtown

‘Neighbors Who Vote’ Holding Voter Registration Drive In Hyde Park Next Week, Seeking Volunteers

The drive will be held at the Silver Room and about a dozen residential buildings around Hyde Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Lessons From March Election Chaos: Recruit Poll Workers, Young And Early

Chicago election officials seek paid election judges in November, especially those who are multilingual.

Downtown

‘I Voted!’ Stickers Are FINALLY Coming To Chicago This Election Day

Typically, the city's voters get wristbands after casting a ballot, a difference from other locales that hand our stickers.

Downtown

Chicago Breaks Vote By Mail Record As 121,000 People Register — And Counting

Everyone who voted in the last two years will receive an application to vote by mail, and registered voters can request a mailed ballot online.

Downtown

Didn’t Get Your Mail-In Ballot On Time? Go Vote In Person, Elections Board Says

If you don't have a ballot, you need to vote in person. Yes, even if you requested a ballot before the March 12 deadline.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
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