Election Information

November 3, 2020 Presidential Election

Voter registration for the Presidential Election is open now! 

Early Voting
In mid-September, Early Voting Locations and hours can be found by clicking here. The only Early Voting site in Wheeling is the Indian Trails Public Library. The Wheeling Village hall is NOT an Early Voting Site. Early voting begins October 19, 2020.

Vote by Mail

 

Any registered Cook County suburban voter may request a mail ballot application from the Cook County Clerk's website. The last day to request a mail ballot is October 29, 2020. If you have already applied for a mail ballot, Cook County will begin mailing them on September 24. If you do not have access to a computer, you may call the Wheeling Village Hall at 847-499-9082 to request a ballot application.

Returning your Mail Ballot
Vote-by-mail voters may return their ballot using the postage-paid return envelope provided with their ballot; it must be postmarked by Election Day and returned to the Cook County Clerk's office within 14 days after Election Day. Ballots can also be dropped at one of 50 secure drop boxes located throughout Cook County. NOTE: the Wheeling Village Hall and the Wheeling Police Department are NOT secure drop box sites. 

Beginning October 9, 2020: Drop boxes will be available at 69 W. Washington Street, Chicago, as well as the five Regional Courthouses located in Rolling Meadows, Skokie, Maywood, Bridgeview, and Markham.

Beginning October 19, 2020: Secure drop boxes will be available at Early Voting sites in Suburban Cook County. Locations near Wheeling include the Indian Trails Public Library, Arlington Heights Village Hall, Glenview Village Hall, Mount Prospect Village Hall, and Northbrook Village Hall.

Ballots can be dropped off at Early Voting sites Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. or on weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mail ballots will be collected on a daily basis. 

Voter Registration 
In-person voter registration is available at Village Hall. To register in-person, bring two forms of identification, one showing your current address, to the Village Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. The last day for in-person voter registration is October 6, 2020.

Online registration is also available on the Cook County Clerk's website

Grace period registration is available until the Monday before an election. Individuals wishing to vote during the grace period must bring two pieces of identification, one with a current address, to a Cook County Clerk's designated site. Grace period registrants must immediately cast their ballot after registering to vote. For a list of Grace Period registration sites visit the Cook Count Clerk's website.

On Election Day, voters who are not registered to vote can register and vote at their home precinct only. Voters planning on registering to vote or updating their address on Election Day must bring two pieces of identification  to register, one with a current address.

If you are unsure if you are already registered, visit the Cook County Clerk's website, click on "Elections" and “Your Voter Information" to enter your address.

In-person and online voter registration will resume after Election Day.

Election Results
To view election results for the Presidential Primary, visit the Cook County Clerk's website and select the Elections tab. 

Key Dates
Visit: https://cookcountyclerk.com/agency/2020-elections

If you have questions regarding voting, visit the Cook County Clerk's website or call the Wheeling Village Hall at 847-499-9082.