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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.

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

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Upcoming Election Date

November 3, 2020 -- General Election

Offices up for Election

County
- State's Attorney
- Circuit Clerk
- Coroner
- 6 County Board Seats

Federal
- US President
- US Senator
- US Representative

State
- State Senator
- Judges
- Democratic & Republican party presidential convention delegates

Specimen Ballot

Available After August 27, 2020


Publications

Public Testing of Election Equipment will be:

TBD

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

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

WHEN:
September 24, 2020 - November 2, 2020

TIME:
8:00 AM - 4:30 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 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
WHERE:
Mattoon City Clerk's Office
208 N. 19th Street
2nd Floor
Mattoon, IL 61938

WHEN:
October 7, 2020 - November 3, 2020

TIME:
8:00 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

November 3, 2020 General Election
April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election



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