Early voting begins Monday in all 50 wards, 2 downtown sites

The sites will be open Monday through Election Day on April 4. Each site also has secure drop boxes for vote-by-mail ballots.

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A sign that reads, “early voting” is posted on the first day of early voting at the Loop Supersite at 191 N. Clark St., Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023.

An “Early Voting” sign was posted on the first day of early voting at the Loop Supersite at 191 N. Clark in January.

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For the second time in a month, the polls are opening in Chicago.

Early voting for the city’s runoff election begins Monday and runs through Election Day on April 4.

Early voting sites will open in all 50 wards and two downtown locations, including the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners’ Supersite at 191 N. Clark St.

Each polling place will also be open on Election Day. Secure drop boxes for vote-by-mail ballots will also be available at all voting locations.

Voters can use any site regardless of their registered address.

The sites will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays; and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Extended hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. will be held at the Supersite and at the election board offices at 69 W. Washington St. from March 27-31 and again April 3. The board offices won’t be open on Election Day.

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Additionally, three universities will host early voting, but only March 29-31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Chicago State University (9501 S. King Dr.), Northeastern University (5500 N. St. Louis Ave.) and the University of Chicago (Reynolds Club, 1131 E. 57th St.).

The city is also seeking applications for more poll workers at pollworker.chicagoelections.gov.

Nearly 132,000 Chicagoans cast early votes in the first round of municipal voting last month, accounting for almost a quarter of all ballots cast.

Here’s the full list of early voting sites:

Ward 1 — Goldblatt’s Building, 1615 W. Chicago Ave. 

Ward 2 — Near North Library, 310 W. Division St. 

Ward 3 — Dawson Technical Institute, 3901 S. State St.

Ward 4 — Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave. 

Ward 5 — Southside YMCA, 6330 S. Stony Island Ave. 

Ward 6 — Whitney Young Library, 415 E. 79th St. 

Ward 7 — Trumbull Park, 2400 E. 105th St. 

Ward 8 — Olive Harvey College, 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave. 

Ward 9 — Palmer Park, 201 E. 111th St.

Ward 10 — East Side Vodak Library, 3710 E. 106th St. 

Ward 11 — McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave. 

Ward 12 — McKinley Park Library, 1915 W. 35th St. 

Ward 13 — Clearing Branch Library, 6423 W. 63rd Pl. 

Ward 14 — Archer Heights Library, 5055 S. Archer Ave. 

Ward 15 — Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St. 

Ward 16 — Lindblom Park, 6054 S. Damen Ave. 

Ward 17 — Thurgood Marshall Library, 7506 S. Racine Ave. 

Ward 18 — Wrightwood Ashburn Library, 8530 S. Kedzie Ave. 

Ward 19 — Mt. Greenwood Park, 3721 W. 111th St. 

Ward 20 — Bessie Coleman Library, 731 E. 63rd St. 

Ward 21 — West Pullman Library, 830 W. 119th St. 

Ward 22 — Toman Library, 2708 S. Pulaski Rd. 

Ward 23 — Hall - St Faustina Kowalska Parish, 5157 S. McVicker Ave. 

Ward 24 — St. Agatha Catholic Parish, 3151 W. Douglas Ave. 

Ward 25 — Rudy Lozano Library, 1805 S. Loomis St.

Ward 26 — Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy St. 

Ward 27 — Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph Ave. 

Ward 28 — Westside Learning Center, 4624 W. Madison St. 

Ward 29 — Amundsen Park, 6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave. 

Ward 30 — Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. 

Ward 31 — Portage Cragin Library. 5108 W. Belmont Ave. 

Ward 32 — Bucktown-Wicker Park Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave. 

Ward 33 — American Indian Center, 3401 W. Ainsle St. 

Ward 34 — UIC Student Center, 750 S. Halsted St. 

Ward 35 — Northeastern IL University El Centro, 3390 N. Avondale Ave.

Ward 36 — West Belmont Library, 3104 N. Narrangansett Ave. 

Ward 37 — West Chicago Library, 4856 W. Chicago Ave. 

Ward 38 — Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve Dr. 

Ward 39 — North Park Village Admin Bldg, 5801 N. Pulaski 

Ward 40 — Budlong Woods Library, 5630 N. Lincoln Ave. 

Ward 41 — Roden Library, 6083 N. Northwest Hw. 

Ward 42 — Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St. 

Ward 43 — Lincoln Park Branch Library, 1150 W. Fullerton Ave. 

Ward 44 — Merlo Library, 644 W. Belmont Ave. 

Ward 45 — Kolping Society of Chicago, 5826 N. Elston Ave. 

Ward 46 — Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave. 

Ward 47 — Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. 

Ward 48 — Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway St. 

Ward 49 — Willye B White Park, 1610 W. Howard St. 

Ward 50 — Northtown Library, 6800 N. Western Ave. 

Board super site — 191 N. Clark St. (Clark & Lake)

Board offices — 69 W. Washington, 6th Floor (not open on Election Day)

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