Early Voting: Secured Ballot Drop Boxes at 26 CPL Locations

Early voting for the November 3 general election is taking place in all 50 wards. Any Chicago voter may cast a ballot at any of these sites no matter where they live. Any Chicago Vote By Mail voter may submit their signed and sealed ballot return envelope at the early voting sites or 26 CPL locations—or may use U.S. mail.

Please check with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners for the most up-to-date information.

Ballot Drop Boxes at 26 CPL Locations

Secured drop boxes are available at every early voting site as well as 26 CPL locations for Chicago Vote By Mail voters to submit their signed and sealed ballot return envelope.

Board of Elections team members will be on site at these CPL locations to assist voters and answer questions:

Early Voting Locations and Hours

From October 14 through November 3, early voting will take place in all 50 wards, plus the Loop Super Site. Early voting hours are:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Election Day, November 3 

Early voting sites:

  • Loop Super Site at Clark & Lake - 191 N. Clark St.
  • Ward 1 - Goldblatts Building, 1615 W Chicago Ave.
  • Ward 2 - Ogden Elementary School, 24 W Walton St.
  • Ward 3 - Beethoven Elementary School, 25 W 47th St.
  • Ward 4 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, 4314 S Cottage Grove
  • Ward 5 - Ray Elementary School, 5631 S Kimbark Ave.
  • Ward 6 - Deneen Elementary School, 7257 S State St.
  • Ward 7 - Burnham Elementary School, 9928 S Crandon Ave.
  • Ward 8 - Olive Harvey College, 10001 S Woodlawn Ave.
  • Ward 9 - Curtis Elementary School, 32 E 115th St.
  • Ward 10 - Sadlowski Elementary School, 3930 E 105th St.
  • Ward 11 - Sheridan Elementary School, 533 W 27th St.
  • Ward 12 - Kelly High School, 4136 S California Ave.
  • Ward 13 - West Lawn Park, 4233 W 65th St.
  • Ward 14 - Edwards Elementary School, 4815 S Karlov Ave.
  • Ward 15 - Carson Elementary School, 5516 S Maplewood Ave.
  • Ward 16 - Lindblom Park, 6054 S Damen Ave.
  • Ward 17 - Southside High School, 7342 S Hoyne Ave.
  • Ward 18 - Carroll Elementary School, 2929 W 83rd St.
  • Ward 19 - Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St.
  • Ward 20 - Fiske Elementary School, 6020 S. Langley Ave.
  • Ward 21 - Turner - Drew Language Acad., 9300 S Princeton Ave.
  • Ward 22 - Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School, 3000 S Lawndale Ave.
  • Ward 23 - Dore Elementary School, 7134 W 65th St.
  • Ward 24 - Herzl Elementary School, 3711 W Douglas Blvd.
  • Ward 25 - Jungman Elementary School, 1746 S Miller St.
  • Ward 26 - Casals Elementary School 3501, W Potomac Ave.
  • Ward 27 - Suder Elementary School, 2022 W Washington Blvd
  • Ward 28 - Westside Learning Center, 4624 W Madison St.
  • Ward 29 - Burbank Elementary School, 2035 N Mobile Ave.
  • Ward 30 - Lorca Elementary School, 3231 N Springfield Ave.
  • Ward 31 - Falconer Elementary School, 3020 N Lamon Ave.
  • Ward 32 - Pulaski Elementary School, 2230 W McLean Ave.
  • Ward 33 - Bateman Elementary School, 4220 N Richmond St.
  • Ward 34 - Dunne Elementary School, 10845 S Union Ave.
  • Ward 35 - NEIU El Centro, 3390 N Avondale Ave.
  • Ward 36 - Hanson Park Elementary School, 5411 W Fullerton Ave.
  • Ward 37 - McNair Elementary School, 4820 W Walton St.
  • Ward 38 - Hiawatha Park, 8029 W Forest Preserve Dr.
  • Ward 39 - Sauganash Elementary School, 6040 N Kilpatrick Ave.
  • Ward 40 - Mather High School, 5835 N Lincoln Ave.
  • Ward 41 - Oriole Park Elementary School, 5424 N Oketo Ave.
  • Ward 42 - Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St.
  • Ward 43 - Lincoln Park High School, 2001 N Orchard St.
  • Ward 44 - Inter American Elementary School, 851 W Waveland Ave.
  • Ward 45 - Hitch Elementary School, 5625 N McVicker Ave.
  • Ward 46 - Truman College, 1145 W Wilson Ave.
  • Ward 47 - Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside Ave.
  • Ward 48 - Broadway Armory, 5917 N Broadway
  • Ward 49 - New Field Elementary School, 1707 W Morse Ave.
  • Ward 50 - Warren Park, 6601 N Western Ave.

Early Voting Information

Government-issued photo ID is not required, but it is helpful if there is a question about the voter's registration, address or signature, or if there are two voters at the same address with the same name or similar names.

Register to Vote

Not registered to vote? Registration services are available at all early voting sites. Any voter who needs to register for the first time or file a change of address or a change of name needs to show two forms of ID, one of which shows the voter's current address.

Social Distancing

  • Voters are encouraged to wear a mask that cover their mouth and nose at early voting sites.
  • Voters must practice social distancing, leaving 6 feet between people in line.