People eligible to vote in the February 27, 2007 Consolidated Primary will be able to cast ballots beginning next week, Cook County Clerk David Orr announced on Wednesday.
Early voting will run from Monday, February 5 through Thursday, February 22 at 11 sites throughout suburban Cook County. Early voting sites include the Clerk’s five permanent sites, as well as six temporary sites around the county. Contests are on the ballot in 190 precincts in four places.
“Even though the Consolidated Primary is small, we want to make it as easy as possible for people,” Orr said. “For this election, voters can go to any one of the sites to cast a ballot.”
The six permanent sites are:
- Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington St., Chicago
- Bridgeview Courthouse, 10220 S. 76th Ave., Room 238
- Markham Courthouse, 16501 S. Kedzie, Room 238
- Maywood Courthouse, 1311 Maybrook Square, Room 109
- Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2121 Euclid Ave., Room 238
- Skokie Courthouse, 5600 W. Old Orchard Rd., Room 149
These sites will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday and Sunday. The sites will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 12 and 19, both state holidays. Temporary sites include:
- Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., Brookfield
- Cicero Village Hall, 4937 W. 25th St.
- Hanover Park Township administration building, 250 S. Route 59
- Hoffman Estates Village Hall, 1900 Hassell Rd.
- Schaumburg Township Hall, 1 Illinois Blvd.
These sites will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. The five temporary sites will be closed on Sundays, as well as on Feb. 12 and Feb. 19 in observance of the state holidays.
Those choosing to vote early do not need to provide a reason or excuse.
However, in an effort to prevent vote fraud and double voting, state law requires early voters to display valid identification to an election official before receiving a ballot to vote early. Valid forms of ID include: a current driver’s license, state-issued ID card or another government-issued ID with a photograph.
For more information about Early Voting or the Consolidated Election, visit www.voterinfonet.com.