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Early voting begins October 22

Lansing Public Library is an early voting location

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (October 19, 2018) – The Cook County Clerk’s website has posted Early Voting Locations for the November 6, 2018, Gubernatorial General Election. The Lansing Public Library is included as an early voting site from October 22–November 5.

The full early voting schedule at the library is as follows:

  • Monday–Friday, October 22–26: 9:00am–5:00pm
  • Saturday, October 27: 9:00am–5:00pm
  • Sunday, October 28: 10:00am–4:00pm
  • Monday–Friday, October 29–November 2: 9:00am–7:00pm
  • Saturday, November 3: 9:00am–5:00pm
  • Sunday, November 4: 10:00am–4:00pm
  • Monday, November 5: 9:00am–5:00pm

Early voters report that the benefits include avoiding the lines and the last-minute politicking that are typical of Election Day voting.

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Early voting is set up on the second floor of the library, in the glass-walled room facing the top of the staircase. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day, and then voting will be available only at assigned polling places from 6:00am–7:00pm.

To register to vote, visit vote.gov.

The Lansing Public Library is located at 2750 Indiana Avenue in Lansing, Illinois.


Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.