There is Still Time for Suburban Cook Co. Voters To Apply for Mail Ballots for November’s Election
With the November 8th election quickly approaching, it is important to remind suburban Cook County voters that they can still apply for mail ballots. If you’re not able to make it to the polls on Election Day or simply don’t want to deal with the long lines, we’ve got your covered! Many people, especially businesses owners like Frank Karkazis, are too busy to spend several hours of their day on the voting process.
The 2016 primary election showed a huge turnout for mail ballot voters. According to Cook County Clerk David Orr, suburban Cook County voters cast 31,409 ballots by mail in the March 2016 primary, a 225 percent increase from the previous primary. With so much riding on this upcoming election, it’s safe to expect an even larger turnout in November.
Applications are available online at cookcountyclerk.com/votebymail. The deadline to apply for a mail ballot is November 3rd. Ballots must be postmarked no later than November 8th and be received at the Cook County Clerk’s Office within 14 days of Election Day in order to be counted.
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Call (312) 603-0946 or email to [email protected] with any questions.