Illinois will elect a U.S. Senator in 2016.
General Election voter registration deadline – By mail, October 11, 2016; in person, from October 12, 2016 to November 8, 2016.
General Election date – November 8, 2016
Election information phone number – Springfield: 217-782-4141; Chicago: 312-814-6440
State election website – https://www.elections.il.gov/infoforvoters.aspx
Early voting –
In person – Any voter may vote early in person, no excuse required. In person early voting is available from September 29, 2016, through November 7, 2016.
By mail – Any voter may vote early by mail, no excuse required. Applications for absentee/vote-by-mail ballots may be requested 90 days before an election. Applications may be requested by mail until five days before an election or in person until the day before the election. Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by the day before the election and received within two weeks after the election.