STATE PRIMARY ELECTION SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 2, 2010
EARLY VOTING AND GRACE PERIOD VOTING DATES ANNOUNCED
Listing of the Polling Places is available in (pdf format)
The 2010 Illinois Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. Positions to be nominated include United States Senator, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, Treasurer, Representative to U.S. Congress, State Senator, and State Representative as well as Regional, County and Judicial positions.
Voter registration closed statewide on January 5 and will reopen on Thursday, February 4, 2010. However, grace period voting will available in the Jackson County Clerk’s Office in Murphysboro during the period of Wednesday, January 6, through Tuesday, January 26, 2010. During grace period voting, persons who wish to vote in the primary election may register to vote (or change their voting address) and cast their primary ballot at the same time. Persons not wishing to vote in the primary election must wait until Thursday, February 4, to register to vote.
Early voting will be available in the County Clerk’s Office during the period of Monday, January 11, through Thursday, January 28, 2010. Only persons who are already registered to vote may participate in early voting. Early voting will also be conducted in the Carbondale Civic Center, 200 South Illinois Avenue, on dates and times to be announced later by the Jackson County Clerk’s Office.
In-person absentee voting will be available in the County Clerk’s Office during the period of Monday, January 11, through Monday, February 1, 2010. Absentee voting by mail is also available through the County Clerk’s Office; an application for an absentee ballot must be requested no later than Monday, January 25, 2010.
The Illinois General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
Questions regarding voter registration or the election calendar may be addressed to the City Clerk’s Office at 457-3280 or the Jackson County Clerk’s Office at 687-7366.