David Orr, Cook County Clerk
         

Date Event
9/27/2012 First day mail ballots will be sent out
10/9/2012 Last day to register to vote
10/10/2012 First day of grace period registration and voting
10/22/2012 First day of Early Voting
11/1/2012 Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
11/3/2012 Last day of Early Voting
11/3/2012 Last day of grace period registration and voting
11/4/2012 In-person absentee voting begins at the Clerk's downtown Chicago office
11/5/2012

Last day voted mail ballots can be postmarked for acceptance by the Clerk's office

In-person absentee voting continues at the Clerk's downtown Chicago office and five suburban courthouse mini-centers

11/6/2012 Election Day

March 20, 2012 Presidential Primary