Polling Places

Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Chicago Area Voter Info: Polling Places, Sample Ballots

Need help locating your polling place or finding a sample ballot? We’ve got links to the information you need.

11/04/2014

Ballots

Low Turnout For Primary; Scattered Problems At Polling Places

Turnout at Chicago area polling places has been slow for Tuesday’s primary election, though there have been a handful of typical problems at the polls that might keep some sites open late.

03/18/2014

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

New Computers At Chicago Polling Places To Speed Up Voting Process

Coming Tuesday at all 2,000 plus Chicago polling places will be a notebook computer that’s replacing the election judges’ phone book size listing of ballot applications, reports WBBM John Cody.

03/12/2014

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Chicago Polling Places Could Get Laptops To Replace Voting Record Binders

Election judges would no longer have to find a voter’s name in a massive binder on Election Day.

11/01/2013

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Wants To Stop Using Schools As Polling Places

A state lawmaker wants Illinois to stop using schools as polling places on Election Day, but the idea doesn’t sit well with local election authorities.

03/05/2013

Lines were long at Truman College, where some voters had trouble finding their correct precinct. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS 2)

2 Election Judges Removed For Being Drunk, Another For Being Disruptive

A few election judges in Chicago had to be removed from their polling places today.

11/06/2012

Primary Election Day Polling Places

Polls are open across the Chicago area from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the March 20 primary.

03/20/2012

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Napping Worker Among Problems At Polling Places

Election officials were expecting very low turnout for Tuesday’s municipal elections. After the polls had closed at 7 p.m., only a handful of problems had been reported at polling places in Chicago and the suburbs.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Late Polling Place

UPDATED: Problems Arise At Polling Places

Elections officials fielded thousands of complaints as voters went to the polls in the election for mayor and City Council seats on Tuesday, though only a handful were for serious issues.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Report A Problem At A Chicago Polling Place

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will have 150 investigators watching the polls tomorrow.
If you see anything suspicious you can call Madigan’s office at 1 866 536 3496.

02/21/2011

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Voters Reminded Of ‘Basic Voting Rights’

Prosecutors fan out to try to prevent vote fraud.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2010

Early Voting Polling Places

The midterm elections are three weeks away, but you can vote now.

10/12/2010