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Event Date Event Title Event Location Description
8/1/2016LISTING OF NURSING HOME FACILITIES2016 GELast day State Board of Elections shall certify to the proper election authority a list of federally...
8/8/2016REFERENDA FILING2016 GELast day for filing petitions (must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators) for re...
8/10/2016VOTE BY MAIL - APPLICATION2016 GEFirst day for any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States, to make appli...
8/10/2016REGISTRATION PURGE2016 GELast day for election authorities to complete any systematic program to remove ineligible voters fro...
8/15/2016OBJECTIONS TO REFERENDA2016 GELast day to file objections to petitions for the submission of questions of public policy. Objectio...
8/22/2016REFERENDA RESOLUTIONS2016 GELast day for local governing boards to adopt a resolution or ordinance to allow binding or advisory ...
8/25/2016VACANCY IN NOMINATION2016 GELast day for established and new political parties to fill vacancies in nomination (occurring on or ...
8/26/2016WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIADCY2016 GELast day for independent, established party, and new political party candidates to file withdrawal o...
8/26/2016BALLOT CERTIFICATION2016 GELast day for the State Board of Elections to certify the names of established political party candid...
8/31/2016VACANCY IN NOMINATION206 GELast day for established and new political parties to fill vacancies in nomination in county offices...
8/31/2016BALLOT CERTIFICATION2016 GELast day for the county clerk to certify to the board of election commissioners the names of candida...
9/1/2016WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIADCY2016 GELast day for candidates who filed nomination papers with the county clerk to file withdrawal of nomi...
9/1/2016OBJECTIONS – VACANCY IN NOMINATION2016 GELast day to file objections with the State Board of Elections to resolutions for filling a vacancy i...
9/1/2016BALLOT CERTIFICATION2016 GELast day for county clerk to certify the general election ballot and issue a copy to the State Board...
9/6/2016JUDICIAL RETENTION2016 GELast day for the Secretary of State to certify the names of all judges seeking retention in office t...
9/8/2016PUBLICATION – NEW VOTING DEVICES2016 GELast day for the election authority to publish notice that new mechanical or electronic voting devic...
9/8/2016WRITE-IN CANDIDATES2016 GELast day a person may file a notarized Declaration of Intent to be a write-in candidate with the pro...
9/8/2016OBJECTIONS – VACANCY IN NOMINATION2016 GELast day to file objections with the county clerk to resolutions for filling a vacancy in nomination...
9/9/2016PUBLICATION – VOTING AIDS2016 GELast day the election authority shall provide public notice, calculated to reach the elderly and han...
9/12/2016LEGISLATIVE AND REPRESENTATIVE COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION2016 GELast day each legislative committee and representative committee shall meet and organize. Said meet...
9/12/2016STATE PARTY CONVENTION2016 GELast day for each established party to hold a state party convention. The call for the state conven...
9/19/2016SCHEDULE FOR EARLY VOTING2016 GELast day for the election authority to provide the State Board of Elections with a list of all early...
9/19/2016POSTING FOR EARLY VOTING2016 GELast day for election authority to post schedule for early voting conducted at the office of the ele...
9/19/2016INTERNET VOTERS’ GUIDE2016 GELast day for statewide and candidates for Supreme and Appellate Court judgeships to submit personal ...
9/22/2016PUBLICATION – EARLY VOTING2016 GEFirst day for election authority to publish (1) the locations of all permanent and temporary sites f...
9/23/2016VOTE BY MAIL - UOCAVA2016 GELast day for the election authority to have in his office a sufficient number of ballots printed and...
9/24/2016INTERNET VOTERS’ GUIDE2016 GELast day for the State Board of Elections to publish Internet Voter’s Guide on the Board’s website.<...
9/29/2016VOTE BY MAIL2016 GEFirst day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the con...
9/29/2016EARLY VOTING – OFFICE OF ELECTION AUTHORITY2016 GEFirst day for early voting at the office of the election authority and temporary locations designate...
9/29/2016ORGANIZATION OF CITIZENS – POLLWATCHERS2016 GELast day for organizations of citizens which have among its purpose the investigation or prosecution...
10/3/2016PUBLIC TEST OF VOTING EQUIPMENT2016 GELast day for the election authority to conduct public test of automatic tabulating equipment, Optica...
10/9/2016LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2016 GEDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those resident who l...
10/10/2016LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2016 GEDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those resident who l...
10/11/2016LODGING HOUSE AFFIDAVITS2016 GEDates for filing Lodging House Affidavits listing the names and descriptions of those resident who l...
10/11/2016CLOSE OF REGISTRATION2016 GELast day for regular registration or transfer of registration within the offices of the election aut...
10/11/2016CLOSE OF REGISTRATION – DEPUTY REGISTRARS206 GELast day for registration of voters by deputy registrars, including municipal, township and road dis...
10/11/2016PUBLICATION – PUBLIC QUESTION2016 GEFirst day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be vote...
10/11/2016PUBLICATION – NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION2016 GELast day for election authority to publish a notice of General Election.
(10 ILCS 5/12-1)
...
10/11/2016VOTE BY MAIL - PRESIDENT ONLY BALLOT2016 GEFirst day a registered Illinois voter who has moved within 30 days outside of his/her precinct prior...
10/11/2016VOTE BY MAIL – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2016 GEFirst day for the election authority to send an official ballot for federal offices only, upon recei...
10/11/2016VOTE BY MAIL – UNREGISTERED CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2016 GELast day for citizens of the United States temporarily residing outside the United States who are no...
10/11/2016SOS MAILER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS2016 GELast day for the Secretary of State to publish and mail to every mailing address in the State a copy...
10/11/2016NURSING HOME VOTING2016 GELast day for the election authority to arrange with nursing home administrators the date and time to...
10/12/2016GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING2016 GEFirst day for grace period registration and voting at the office of the election authority or at a l...
10/12/2016DEPUTY REGISTRARS2016 GELast day for deputy registrars who are officials or members of a bona fide labor organization to ret...
10/19/2016EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE2016 GEFirst day for election authority to post schedule for early voting at each permanent polling place w...
10/19/2016EMPLOYEE NOTICE TO BE ELECTION JUDGE2016 GELast day for employee to give employer written notice that he/she will be absent from place of emplo...
10/21/2016VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2016 GELast day for election authorities to submit voter registration information to the State Board of Ele...
10/24/2016EARLY VOTING – PERMANENT POLLING PLACES2016 GEFirst day for early voting at permanent polling places other than the office of the election authori...
10/24/2016VACANCY IN NOMINATION2016 GELast day to fill a vacancy in nomination occurring after the official certification but prior to 15 ...
10/24/2016ERASURE OF NAMES FROM VOTER REGISTRY2016 GEDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
10/25/2016ERASURE OF NAMES FROM VOTER REGISTRY2016 GEDates on which any voter or precinct committeeman may file an application with the election authorit...
10/25/2016HOSPITALIZED VOTER2016 GEFirst day that a qualified voter who has been admitted to a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitatio...
10/25/2016REGISTRATION REPORT FOR EACH COUNTY CHAIRMAN2016 GELast day for county clerks (other than Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties) to provide to each coun...
10/25/2016POLLWATCHER CREDENTIALS2016 GELast day for the State Board of Elections or the election authority to have pollwatcher credentials ...
10/27/2016HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2016 GEDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/28/2016HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2016 GEDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/29/2016HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2016 GEDates on which county clerks or Chicago Board of Election Commissioners shall hold hearings to deter...
10/31/2016VOTE BY MAIL – UOCAVA2016 GELast day for any voter who is a member of the United States Service and his/her spouse and dependent...
10/31/2016VOTE BY MAIL – CITIZENS TEMPORARILY OUTSIDE U.S.2016 GELast day for the election authority to send an official ballot for federal offices only, upon receip...
10/31/2016VOTE BY MAIL – NONRESIDENT CIVILIANS2016 GELast day for any nonresident civilian, otherwise qualified to vote, to make application to the elect...
10/31/2016PUBLICATION – PUBLIC QUESTION2016 GELast day for the election authority to publish a notice of any question of public policy to be voted...
11/1/2016HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2016 GEDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
11/2/2016HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2016 GEDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
11/3/2016HEARINGS FOR REGISTRATION ERASURE2016 GEDates on which boards of election commissioners (except Chicago Board of Election Commissioners) sha...
11/3/2016VOTE BY MAIL2016 GELast day for the election authority to receive application by mail for a vote by mail ballot from an...
11/3/2016SPECIMEN BALLOTS2016 GELast day for the election authority to publish the specimen ballots, as near as may be in the form i...
11/3/2016NURSING HOME VOTING – APPLICATION2016 GELast day for a physically incapacitated voter who desires to vote in person at any federally operate...
11/3/2016NURSING HOME VOTING – LISTING2016 GELast day (by noon) the election authority shall post the names and addresses of nursing home facilit...
11/3/2016VOTE BY MAIL – PRESIDENT ONLY BALLOT2016 GELast day a non-registered citizen residing in Illinois who is temporarily absent from his/her county...
11/4/2016OFFICIAL BALLOTS FOR INSPECTION2016 GELast day for the election authority to have official ballots available for inspection by candidates ...
11/4/2016NURSING HOME VOTING2016 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/5/2016NURSING HOME VOTING2016 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/6/2016NURSING HOME VOTING2016 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/7/2016NURSING HOME VOTING2016 GEThe election authority will determine on which of the above dates Nursing Home (etc.) voting will be...
11/7/2016EARLY VOTING2016 GELast day for early voting at the office of the election authority and locations designated by the el...
11/7/2016CURBSIDE VOTING2016 GELast day for any temporarily or permanently physically disabled voter to request at the election aut...
11/7/2016BALLOT DELIVERY2016 GELast day for the election authority to deliver ballots to the judges of election.
(10 ILCS 5/16...
11/7/2016VOTE BY MAIL2016 GELast day for any registered voter, presently within the confines of the United States, to request a ...
11/7/2016LISTS OF VOTE BY MAIL, EARLY, AND GRACE PERIOD VOTERS2016 GELast day for election authority to deliver (prior to opening the polling place) to the judges of ele...
11/7/2016VOTE BY MAIL – PRESIDENT ONLY BALLOT2016 GELast day a registered voter in Illinois who has moved within 30 days outside of his/her precinct pri...
11/8/2016GENERAL ELECTION2016 GE
GENERAL ELECTION
Polls open 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
11/8/2016GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION AND VOTING2016 GELast day of grace period registration and voting in the office of the election authority or at locat...
11/10/2016VOTER REGISTRATION2016 GERegistration opens in the offices of the election authorities and with all deputy registrars includi...
11/10/2016UNCOUNTED BALLOTS2016 GENo later than 48 hours after the closing of polling locations on election day, each election authori...
11/15/2016PROVISIONAL VOTERS2016 GELast day a provisional voter may submit additional information to the county clerk or board of elect...
11/22/2016PROVISIONAL BALLOT COUNTING2016 GELast day for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the validation and coun...
11/22/2016VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT COUNTING2016 GELast day for the county clerk or board of election commissioners to complete the tabulation of vote ...
11/29/2016CANVASSING2016 GELast day for canvassing election results by proper canvassing board (county canvassing board or boar...
11/29/2016CANVASS – REFERENDA2016 GELast day for appropriate canvassing board to canvass the results of referenda submitted to the voter...
11/29/2016LOTTERY – TIE VOTE2016 GELast day for the county clerk to conduct a lottery for a tie vote for a county office.
(10 ILCS...
11/29/2016VOTE BY MAIL STATISTICS2016 GELast day the election authority shall transmit to the State Board of Elections the following: (1) th...
11/30/2016DEPUTY REGISTRARS2016 GELast day for County Central Committees Chairman to submit a list to the election authority of applic...
12/1/2016DEPUTY REGISTRARS2016 GEBeginning of 2-year term of all deputy registrars except precinct committeemen (who began their own ...
12/1/2016BEGINNING OF TERM - COUNTY2016 GEFirst day for term of office for the following officers:
Circuit Clerk (705 ILCS 105/1.1)
...
12/5/2016BEGINNING OF TERM – JUDICIAL2016 GEFirst day of term of office for those judges that were elected or retained at the November 8, 2016, ...
12/5/2016BEGINNING OF TERM – MISCELLANEOUS2016 GEFirst day for term of office for the following officers:
County Board Members and County Commis...
12/6/2016BEGINNING OF TERM – WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT2016 GEFirst day of office for officers of Water Reclamation District of Chicago.
(70 ILCS 2605/3)
12/9/2016CANVASS – SBE2016 GELast day for the State Board of Elections to canvass returns and proclaim the results of the electio...
12/15/2016VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2016 GEFirst day for election authorities to submit updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs or o...
12/19/2016ELECTORAL VOTES2016 GEElectoral votes are cast in Springfield.
(3 U.S.C. § 7;10 ILCS 5/21-4)
12/27/2016VOTER REGISTRATION DATA2016 GELast day for election authorities to submit updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs or ot...
1/3/2017BEGINNING OF TERM – FEDERAL2016 GEFirst day for term of office for federal officers (except President and Vice-President) elected at t...
1/6/2017ELECTORAL VOTES2016 GEElectoral votes are tabulated in Washington, D.C. during a joint meeting of both the House and Senat...
1/9/2017PRECINCT VOTER LISTS2016 GELast day for election authorities to provide to each county chairman or his representative, precinct...
1/11/2017GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES2016 GENewly elected members of the General Assembly shall convene and organize their respective chambers.<...
1/20/2017BEGINNING OF TERM – PRESIDENT2016 GEFirst day for term of the offices of President and Vice President of the United States.
(United...

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