NEW LENOX, Ill. – Residents of Will County and Kankakee County who plan to vote in the April 4 Consolidated Election are being reminded to take advantage of early voting. Early Voting is an increasingly popular option for voters who want to make sure their voice is heard, but cannot cast their ballots on Election Day.
Early Voting in Will County will expand to 25 locations on Monday, March 20, and will include weekend and evening hours at many of these locations starting on March 27. Early Voting at the Will County Clerk’s Office in Joliet began on February 23 and will continue through Monday, April 3.
Meanwhile, in Kankakee County, Early Voting began on February 23, and voters can cast their ballots from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm on weekdays. In addition, Kankakee County will be open on Saturday, March 25th and Saturday, April 1st from 8:30 until noon for early voting.
For residents who have not yet registered to vote or need to change their address, Grace Period Registration and Voting is available at Early Voting locations in Will County if they bring two forms of identification, one of which must show their address. Voters must register and cast their ballot during that visit. A complete list of Early Voting locations and hours as well as Grace Period registration requirements can be found online by visiting willcountyclerk.gov and clicking on Early Voting.
In Kankakee County, residents can access sample ballots on the voter information portal at https://www.kankakeevotes.com/ early next week. Those who have questions about the voting process can call the County Clerk’s office at 815-937-2990.
Remember to make your voice count by casting your ballot in the April 4 Consolidated Election.