Thursday, January 31, 2013
The April 9 elections look to be a big one, with nine candidates vying for six trustee seats in Skokie.
The last several years have been quiet when it came to village elections, but all that will change come April 9. There are nine candidates running for trustee this year, and only six seats are available. There's also a variety of elections happening at Skokie's many school districts. Early voting for the April 9 consolidated election begins on March 25 and ends on April 6. To vote early, visit Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton St. Any registered voted in suburban Cook County may vote early at this location. Early voting hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- Skokie Patch on Facebook
Monday, October 22, 2012
Here's where you can cast your ballot early, to avoid the rush on Election Day. You don't need an excuse--anyone can do it.
If you don't want to wait until Election Day, Nov. 6, to cast your ballot in the presidential election, you don't have to. In Cook County, Early Voting starts Monday, Oct. 22 and continues through Nov. 3. Anyone can vote early, and you don't need to give a reason. So if you have to work on Election Day, or just want to get it out of the way, you can head to the polls now. You need to bring a photo ID, such as a driver's license, state-issued ID card or university ID card with you in order to vote. You can vote at any Early Voting location in the county. The nearest are: A complete list of Early Voting locations can be found here. Get Niles and Morton Grove news that matters in a daily email from Patch. It's free. Learn more. Like …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The Public Act 97-766 changed the dates for early voting. Find out where and when you can submit your early ballot here.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
From the community ~ Early voting for the 2012 Presidential General election now begins Oct. 22, 2012 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton St. Any registered voter in suburban Cook County may vote early at this location or any other designated early voting location. On July 6, 2012 the Governor signed a Public Act 97-766, which changed the duration of the Early Voting period. Previously it was announced that Early Voting would begin on Monday, October, 15, 2012. Any person who will be 18 years old by Nov. 6 may register to vote. Persons who have moved or changed their names must re-register. For further information please contact the office of Skokie Village Clerk Marlene Williams at 847/933-8203.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Cause: lack of “true” presidential Democratic contest.
Early voting began today and runs through March 15 at any of the 43 locations in Cook County, according to a press release from the Cook County Clerk’s office. Early voting began in Illinois in 2006, so there is only one other presidential primary election to compare with to anticipate turnout, said Courtney Greve, spokesman for Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office. Greve said because the county is largely Democratic, and this is not an election with an interesting Democratic contest for either governor or president, she expected early voting turnout to be low. That's in contrast to 2008 when more than 50,000 voters went to the polls in the primary. “We don’t anticipate a high turnout because we don’t have a true Democratic contest for the…
Friday, February 24, 2012
Ready to commit your civic duty at the polls? Check out how to vote early.
The Village of Skokie will be hosting early voting for the upcoming March 20 presidential primary elections starting Monday. Residents can cast their ballot from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday until March 15, according to the village's website. Earlier: Mail-In Voting Now Available to All Illinois Voters Voters can fill out an application at the polling site and are required to bring a photo ID. Possible forms of identification include: Regular voting commences on March 20. Stay tuned to Patch for more election coverage. Like Skokie Patch on Facebook to join the political conversation.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
A roundup of the region’s major developments for Tuesday, April 5.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: Your One-Stop Election Day Guide. Wilmette Site Sees 12% of Early Voters in Cook County. Updated: More Than 60 People Sickened in Retirement Home Virus Outbreak. Police Blotter: Man Allegedly Exposed Himself at Walker Bros.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Morton Grove Patch takes a peek inside the voting booth in Morton Grove for this week's installment of the Viewfinder.
Today marks the last day of early voting for suburban Cook County voters, and according to County Clerk David Orr, voting polls have seen high turn-outs around the 120 towns and villages in the county. You can read details on the April 5 election and your own ballot here.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Wednesday March 30.
Here's what's going on in Patch sites around you: Early Morning Police Chase Leaves One Dead, Another Injured. Man Indicted In Winnetka, Skokie Armed Bank Robberies. Police Blotter March 29: Vandal Throws Brick Through Mosque Window. Early Voting Continues Through Thursday 5 p.m. Marketing Students Create Sandwich for Capt'n Nemo's Menu.