Early voting for the April 6 General Election begins March 22. As with the Feb. 23 primary election, voters can cast their ballots in person in Room G300 of the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., through April 5.
Eight of the City’s nine wards have contested elections, with incumbents in six of them seeking re-election. Two candidates are vying for the position of City Clerk. In the School Board races, eight candidates have filed for the four open positions on the District 65 Board, while at District 202, only three – all incumbents – have filed for the four open positions.
City Clerk: Cynthia Beebe and Stephanie Mendoza
First Ward: Judy Fiske (incumbent) and Clare Kelly
Second Ward: Peter Braithwaite (incumbent) and Darlene Cannon
Third Ward: Nicholas Korzeniowski and Melissa Wynne (incumbent)
Fourth Ward: Diane Goldring and Jonathan Nieuwsma
Fifth Ward: Bobby Burns, Tina Foster, Rebeca Mendoza and Carolyn Murray
Sixth Ward: Katherine (“Katie”) Trippi and Thomas Suffredin (incumbent)
Seventh Ward: Eleanor Revelle (incumbent) and Mary Rosinski
Eighth Ward: Mathew Mitchell and Devon Reid
Ninth Ward: Cicely Fleming
See ward candidate’s views of their wards and reasons for running in RoundTable’s Election Guide section.
District 65 School Board Candidates (four vacancies)
Joseph ‘Joey’ Hailpern (incumbent)
Soo La Kim (incumbent)
Elisabeth ‘Biz’ Lindsay-Ryan (incumbent)
Katie Magrino Voorhees
District 202 (Evanston Township High School District) Candidates: (four vacancies)
Gretchen Livingston (incumbent)
Patricia Ann Maunsell (incumbent)
Patricia Savage-Williams (incumbent)
As with the Feb. 23 primary election, voters can cast their ballots in person in Room G300 of the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.
March 22-26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
March 29- April 1, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
April 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
April 5 , 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
March 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
April 3, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
March 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A government-issued photo ID is not required but is helpful if there is a question about the voter’s registration, address or signature.
To obtain an application to vote by mail, registered suburban Cook County voters can Apply online.
Download and print the mail ballot application (applications are also available in Spanish, Hindi, Chinese, Korean and Tagalog)
Call the Cook County Clerk’s Office at 312-603-0946
Call the Evanston City Clerk’s Office at 847-448-8189 for more information
The last day to request a mail ballot is April 1. All ballots must be postmarked or submitted to the Cook County Clerk’s Office by April 6, 2021. Voters are encouraged to apply to vote by mail as soon as possible.
Mailed ballots must be postmarked by Election Day. Mailed ballots are processed and counted at the Cook County Clerk’s central office.