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Election Calendar

2023 Consolidated Primary Important Dates

  • Aug. 30, 2022 - First day to circulate petitions for candidates seeking nomination in the 2023 Consolidated Primary Election
  • Nov. 15, 2022 - Last day for a municipality conducting a primary
  • Nov. 21, 2022 - First day to file petitions
  • Nov. 28, 2022 - Last day to file petitions
  • Nov. 30, 2022 - First day to submit vote by mail applications (ballots will not be mailed before Jan. 19, 2023)
  • Dec. 5, 2022 - Last day to file objections to nomination papers or petitions for public questions
  • Dec. 12, 2022 - Last day for resolutions for public questions
  • Jan. 19, 2023 - Early voting begins and the first day vote by mail ballots may be distributed
  • Jan. 31, 2023 - Close of voter registration
  • Feb. 1, 2023 - Grace period registration and voting begins
  • Feb. 23, 2023 - Last day to mail vote by mail ballots
  • Feb. 27, 2023 - Last day for early voting
  • Feb. 28, 2023 - Consolidated Primary Election (if required)

To view the complete Election Calendar, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections site.

How to vote in McLean County

NCWHS Intern Hope Knoerle worked with us and did an outstanding job explaining our election process. Here is her video. We thank everyone who assisted. What a talented young lady. Thanks Hope! 

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