Early Voting for the General Election Starts Today

Everything you need to know about voting in upcoming elections in Kendall County.

Early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election starts on Monday, Oct. 22 for Kendall County.

Voters can go to either the Kendall County Clerk's Office, 111 West  Fox Street, Yorkville, or the Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, to vote. The Yorkville location will be available until Nov. 3 and the Oswego location until Nov. 1. A photo ID is required to vote.

To be eligible to vote, a person must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen 
  • Be 18 years of age by the next election 
  • Reside in the precinct for 30 days prior to the next election. 
  • Bring 2 acceptable forms of ID when you register to vote

To register, a person must bring two forms of identification, one of which is required to include your name and residence address. Acceptable forms are:

  • Driver's License
  • State ID Card
  • Employee or Student ID Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Lease or Contract for a residence
  • Credit Card
  • Selective Service Card
  • Fraternal Membership Card
  • Civic, Union or Professional Association Membership Card
  • Utility Bill
  • Bank Statement
  • Government Check

Election day voting is on Nov. 6 from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Be sure to check your Kendall County polling location before Election Day as changes have been made due to redistricting. 

You can contact the Kendall County Clerk’s office at 630-553-4104 or 4105 to check your registration or polling location.

Grace Period Voter Registration

Grace Period for voter registration is available from October 10 through November 3 during which time individuals may register to vote or change their voting address during regular business hours at the Kendall County Clerk’s Voter Registration office.

Individuals registering during the Grace Period may vote only at the Kendall County Clerk’s office prior to Election Day and are not eligible to cast a vote at the polling place on Election Day.  

Voter Registration will resume on Thursday, November 8, 2012.

Absentee Voting

Illinois registered voters may cast an absentee ballot by mail without specifying a reason for being absent from their polling place on Election Day. 

Requests to receive an absentee ballot by mail may be directed to 630-553-4104 or 630-553-4105.  If you request an Application to Vote in this manner, you will receive an application that has most of your information filled in.

You may fill out an interactive form online or by hand, which is available on the Kendall County Clerk’s website. Using the online form requires that you print the form and mail it to the Kendall County Clerk’s office. The last day an application may be received by is Nov. 1, 2012.


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