New Polling Places for 16th Ward - Precincts 21 and 25

A fire broke out early this morning at Nicholson STEM Academy and it can no longer serve as a polling place for the 21st and 25th Precincts in the 16th Ward for the March 19th Primary Election.

Those precincts have been moved to the locations below:

  • 16th Ward, 21st Precinct - NEW POLLING PLACE: Monteclare Englewood, 6332 S. Green St.
  • 16th Ward, 25th Precinct - NEW POLLING PLACE: Hope Manor, 6002 S. Halsted St.

Please call 312.269.7976 with any questions. 

Chicago Wards and Precincts with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Assistance for the March 19th Presidential Primary Election

Ahead of the March 19th Presidential Primary Election, the Chicago Board of Elections released a list of wards and precincts that will receive Limited English Proficiency (LEP) assistance for Election Day. These precinct polling locations will have assigned bilingual poll workers and paper ballots in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog, and Polish.

Statement on Today's Appellate Court Decision to Reinstate the Citywide Referendum Question to the March 19th Ballot

"This afternoon, the Illinois Appellate Court reinstated the citywide referendum question to the March 19th Primary ballot in Chicago. The initial judgment of the Circuit Court of Cook County is vacated, and the case is remanded with instructions to dismiss the complaint for lack of jurisdiction. 

All votes cast for the citywide question will be counted and reported by the Chicago Board of Elections on Election Night, March 19th."

Max Bever, Director of Public Information, Chicago Board of Elections

Early Voting is Now Open in All of Chicago's 50 Wards for the March 19th Presidential Primary Election

Bilingual Voting Officials Assigned to 25 Sites; Language Access Resources Available at All Sites and on Election Day

Early Voting in all of Chicago’s 50 Wards started today, Monday, March 4 and will be open through Monday, March 18. These sites are open Weekdays from 9:00am to 6pm; Saturdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm; and Sundays from 10:00am to 4:00pm. All Ward Early Voting locations and the Supersite will also be open as Vote Centers on Election Day, Tuesday, March 19, from 6:00am to 7:00pm. 

Democratic Vote By Mail Ballots Have Shipped This Week

To voters who requested a Democratic Vote By Mail ballot for the March 19th Primary Election: due to the court order that removed Ashonta C. Rice as a candidate, all ballots had to be reprinted and prepared to mail. 

These ballots started mailing this Monday, February 26 and will continue to mail through this weekend. 

You will receive an email confirmation when your ballot is shipped (and please check your Spam folder).