Elections

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- Important Election Dates
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- Precinct/Polling Site Map
- Military Overseas Voters
- Unisyn Voting Equipment Information


Be sure you're registered to vote.

Click here to see if you're registered to vote.

Click here for a Voter Registration Application.

For other election information or to register to vote, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

IF YOU HAVE REQUESTED & RECEIVED A BALLOT, BUT DECIDE NOT TO VOTE BY MAIL, THE BALLOT MUST BE RETURNED IN PERSON IN ORDER TO VOTE IN PERSON.


Vote By Mail

Vote by Mail Application

Applications can be emailed to vbmrequest@co.coles.il.us

Ballots can be requested on or after August 5, 2020

Due to COVID-19, all 2020 General Election voters are encouraged to cast a ballot prior to Election Day, either by mail or during early voting. Voting by mail is an easy and secure option for voters and you can request a vote by mail ballot through the mail or in person.

Contact our Elections Department

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

Become an Election Judge

Click Here to find out how!

Upcoming Election Date

November 3, 2020 -- General Election

Offices up for Election

Click Here to see offices up for election.

Specimen Ballot

Specimen Ballot - Page 1
Specimen Ballot - Page 2


Publications

Public Testing of Election Equipment will be:

October 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Coles County Courthouse


Important Election Dates

Date Event
October 6, 2020 Voter Registration Closes
October 7, 2020 Grace Registration Begins
Must vote at time of registration
Voting Times & Locations:
EARLY VOTING

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF EARLY VOTING LOCATION FOR MATTOON


Early Voting Printable List

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

WHEN:
September 24, 2020 - November 2, 2020

TIME:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

SERVES:
All Coles County Precincts
WHERE:
Salvation Army Citadel
1300 Richmond Ave
Mattoon, IL 61938


WHEN:
September 24, 2020 - November 2, 2020

TIME:
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

SERVES:
All Coles County Precincts
WHERE:
Eastern Illinois University
Martin Luther King, Jr.
University Union
Bridge Lounge
Charleston, IL 61920

WHEN:
October 28, 2020 - October 30, 2020

TIME:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM



Saturday, October 24, 2020 & October 31, 2020, 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 7, 2020 - November 3, 2020

TIME:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Voters registering, or changing their address within the county,
during this time period are required to vote while in office.


UNCOUNTED BALLOTS

Total Uncounted Ballots 0
Uncounted Ballots Cast on Election Day 0
Uncounted Ballots Early Voting 0
Uncounted Provisional Ballots 0
Vote by Mail Returned Not Counted 0
Vote by Mail Sent Not Returned 0


FUTURE ELECTIONS

April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election



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