Early voting in DuPage opens today

Series: Decision 2023 | Story 5

DuPage County voters may cast their paper ballots in the 2023 Consolidated Election starting today, Feb. 23, at the early voting location at the DuPage County Fairgrounds (Building 5), 2015 Manchester Road in Wheaton, just off County Farm Road, east of the county’s government administration buildings.

DuPage County now features 100 percent paper ballots on new voting equipment for both early voting and Election Day.

Voting hours at the fairgrounds are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays through March 17; 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through March 18; 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays March 20 to April 3; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends March 25 to April 2.

Beginning on Monday, March 20, early voting will expand to 20 locations throughout DuPage County.

Hinsdale Village Hall, 19 E. Chicago Ave., will be available for early voting March 20 to April 1. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Residents interested in voting by mail should complete an application available on the DuPage County clerk’s election website at http://www.dupagecounty.gov/election or by calling (630) 407-5600. The last day to mail a ballot to a voter is Thursday, March 30.

“Mayors, city councils and school boards are among the important local offices on the ballot in the consolidated election,” DuPage County clerk Jean Kaczmarek said. “I encourage voters to take advantage of the opportunity to have a say in how their own communities are governed.”

Cook County voters may vote early at Brookfield Village Hall, 8820 Brookfield Ave., or Lyons Village Hall, 4200 Lawndale Ave. More information for Cook County voters is available https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service-groups/voting-and-electionswww.cookcountyil.gov.