Early voting now open in all 50 wards across the city

The primary election is June 28.

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Minnie Robinson, 72, of Rogers Park, early votes in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Chicago’s 50 wards.

Minnie Robinson, 72, of Rogers Park, early votes in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Chicago’s 50 wards.

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Early voting for the June 28 primary is now open across all of the city’s 50 wards.

Voters can choose any site, regardless of where they live in the city, according to the Chicago Board of Elections.

The first early voting site opened May 31 at 191 N. Clark St. Early voting in the city was supposed to begin May 19 but was delayed to accommodate late changes to the ballot.

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Early voting will run through June 27. The early voting sites will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Voters have until June 23 to apply for a mail ballot. The election board has received 107,015 applications for mail ballots and 9,832 mailed ballots have been returned.

“You never know what unexpected circumstances may arise closer to Election Day. And if you’re planning on a summer vacation in the coming weeks, choose to vote by mail. We have made it easy and convenient for any voter to request and return their ballot,” said Marisel Hernandez, chair of the Board of Election Commissioners.

For more information, go to chicagoelections.gov.

Residents walk past election signs for the June 28 primary Monday morning outside Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Residents walk past election signs for the June 28 primary Monday morning outside Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Charles Parker, 68, of Edgewater, early votes in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Charles Parker, 68, of Edgewater, early votes in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Residents early vote for the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Chicago’s 50 wards.

Residents early vote for the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Chicago’s 50 wards.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Minnie Robinson, 72, of Rogers Park, early votes in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Minnie Robinson, 72, of Rogers Park, early votes in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Lee Ann Meiborg, 65, of Rogers Park, puts on her “I Voted!” sticker after early voting in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Chicago’s 50 wards.

Lee Ann Meiborg, 65, of Rogers Park, puts on her “I Voted!” sticker after early voting in the June 28 primary Monday morning at Warren Park in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Monday was the first day of in-person early voting in Chicago’s 50 wards.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

An early voter drops their June 28 primary election mail-in ballot in the secured drop box Monday morning at the Broadway Armory in Edgewater on the North Side.

An early voter drops their June 28 primary election mail-in ballot in the secured drop box Monday morning at the Broadway Armory in Edgewater on the North Side.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

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