The Vote Center

The 2022 Primary Elections voter guide will be released later this May. Stay tuned!

Judges have power over the way in which a case is conducted. They are to act in an impartial, fair, and unbiased manner.

Cook County Circuit Court judges are elected to six-year terms.

  • People who have not been convicted and are awaiting trial in jail are eligible to vote.
  • If you have a felony and have completed your sentence, you can vote.
  • Only people currently serving a sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections cannot vote.

Important Election Dates

Early Voting Begins Tuesday, May 31st and continues through Election Day on Tuesday, June 28th.

Online Voter Registration Deadline is Sunday, June 12th – 11:59 PM.

Absentee Ballot Request Forms are due on Thursday, June 23rd, 2020 -5:00 PM .
*Ballot mailings will begin mid May.

Absentee Ballots Return Deadline is Tuesday, June 28th. Your ballot must be postmarked and placed in the mail ON OR BEFORE Election Day!

Want to get more info on the 2022 June elections? Head to the Board of Elections website.