Kendall County residents can vote now in the March primary election at the Kendall County Clerk’s Office in Yorkville, and early voting will begin soon at Oswego Village Hall and Plano City Hall.
According to the county clerk’s office, early voting will be available at the office, located at 111 W. Fox St., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday through March 9. Early voting is also available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 12 through March 16 and March 19. There are also weekend hours for early voting: 8 a.m. to noon March 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 18.
Early voting begins at the community room at Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill, on March 1. Early voting is available 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. during weekdays March 1 through March 15. Voting will be available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, and Saturday, March 10.
Early voting begins at the conference room at Plano City Hall (Building and Zoning entrance door 7), North James Street, from March 5 through March 15. Voting will be available from 1 to 7 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10.
The deadline to register to vote in the March 20 primary election is Tuesday, Feb. 20, according to the county clerk’s office. To register to vote, a person must be a U.S. citizen, be at least 18 years old by election day, live in their Kendall County voting precinct at least 30 days prior to the election date, and present two forms of ID.
Residents who did not register to vote by Feb. 20 can participate in grace-period registration and voting, beginning Feb. 21, at the county clerk’s office, 111 W. Fox St. in Yorkville, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Grace-period registration and voting requires residents to vote at the clerk’s office where they also register to vote.
Proper identification is also required for grace-period registration and voting, and if there is a change to voter registration information.
According to the county clerk’s office, acceptable forms of ID include driver’s licenses; state ID cards; employee or student ID cards; Social Security cards; a lease or contract for a residence; credit cards; Selective Service cards; fraternal membership cards; civic, union or professional association membership cards; utility bills; bank statements; or government checks.
For more information on voting in Kendall County, visit co.kendall.il.us/voter-registration.