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Contact our Elections Department

Phone: 217-348-0524 or 217-348-0523
Email: elections@co.coles.il.us

Upcoming Election Dates

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -- General Election

Offices up for Election

- President of the United States
- United States Senator
- Comptroller - 2 year unexpired term
- Representatives in Congress
- State Senator - 55th District
- Representative in the General Assembly (110th District)
- Circuit Clerk
- State's Attorney
- Coroner
- County Board Members (Districts 1, 2, 5, 8, 11, & 12)
- Judge Retention

Sample Ballots

Sample Ballot



Publications

- Notice of Ballot Processing
- Constitutional Amendment Publication
- County Proposition Publication

Vote By Mail Application

Vote by Mail Application

Important Election Dates

Date Event
October 11, 2016 Voter Registration Closes
October 12, 2016 Grace Registration Begins
Voting Times & Locations:
EARLY VOTING

WHERE:
Coles County Clerk's Office
Coles County Courthouse
651 Jackson Ave, Rm. 122
Charleston, IL 61920

WHEN:
September 29 - November 7, 2016

TIME:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

SERVES:
All Coles County Precincts

WHERE:
Mattoon City Clerk's Office
208 N. 19th Street
2nd Floor
Mattoon, IL 61938

WHEN:
September 29 - November 7, 2016

TIME:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

SERVES:
Mattoon, Humboldt, Lafayette, North Okaw
Paradise, & Pleasant Grove
WHERE:
Eastern Illinois University
Martin Luther King, Jr.
University Union Bridge Lounge
Charleston, IL 61920

WHEN:
November 1 - November 7, 2016

TIME:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SERVES:
All Coles County Precincts

All Above Locations will be open
Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon


GRACE PERIOD REGISTRATION

WHERE:
Coles County Clerk's Office
Coles County Courthouse
651 Jackson Ave, Rm. 122
Charleston, IL 61920

WHEN:
October 12 - November 8, 2016✝

TIME:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM✝
WHERE:
Mattoon City Clerk's Office
208 N. 19th Street
2nd Floor
Mattoon, IL 61938

WHEN:
October 12 - November 8, 2016✝

TIME:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM✝
WHERE:
Eastern Illinois University
Martin Luther King, Jr.
University Union Bridge Lounge
Charleston, IL 61920

WHEN:
November 1 - November 7, 2016

TIME:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

✝ On November 8, 2016, the Coles County Clerk & Mattoon City Clerk
will be open 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM


FUTURE ELECTIONS

April 4, 2017 - Consolidated Election

Candidate information, including petition and filing paperwork, may be obtained from each individual township or village/city clerk.

For Candidate Guides and Election Calendars, visit: http://www.elections.il.gov

City/Villages:
- Mayors/Presidents
- Clerks
- Aldermen/Trustees

Townships:
- Clerks
- Supervisors
- Road Commissioners
- Trustees
- Assessors

Other:
- Parks
- School Boards
- LLC Trustees
- ROE Trustees




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