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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Election Commission Announces Vote by Mail & Early Voting Locations for General Primary Election

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The Peoria County Election Commission will begin accepting Vote by Mail ballots for the June 28 General Primary Election starting May 19, 2022, through June 28, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Vote by Mail ballots can be requested on the Election Commission’s website at www.peoriaelections.gov/176, or by calling the Election Commission at (309) 324-2300. The last day for Peoria County residents to request a Vote by Mail ballot for the General Primary Election is June 23 at 5:00 p.m.

In addition to collecting Vote by Mail ballots through the mail, the Election Commission will also be offering three Drop Box locations throughout Peoria County this election season. The Drop Boxes are available to Peoria County residents 24 hours per day and are placed in secure, camera-monitored locations. The Drop Boxes will be available at the following locations:

  • Peoria County Election Commission – 4422 Brandywine Dr, Ste 1, Peoria, IL 61614
    1. Available starting May 19 through 7:00 p.m. on June 28
  • Peoria Public Library North Branch – 3001 West Grand Parkway, Peoria, IL 61615
    1. Available starting June 13 through 7:00 p.m. on June 28
  • Peoria Civic Center (in front of Box Office) – 201 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602
    1. Available starting June 13 through 7:00 p.m. on June 28 

Early Voting for the General Primary Election begins May 19 at the Election Commission Office (4422 Brandywine Dr, Ste 1, Peoria). The Election Commission will also offer Early Voting at satellite locations throughout Peoria County starting June 13 through June 26. A complete listing of Early Voting hours and locations is attached and can also be found on the Election Commission’s website at https://peoriaelections.gov/174/Early-Voting

As a reminder to Peoria County residents, the Election Commission is implementing a new voting system and equipment this year. Residents interested in learning more about the new system are invited to join Election Commission staff at one of their upcoming Informational Demonstration & Discussion sessions:

  • Tuesday, May 31 – 6:00 p.m. at Alpha Park Library (3527 S Airport Rd, Bartonville)
  • Wednesday, June 1 – 6:00 p.m. at Brimfield Public Library (111 S Galena Ave, Brimfield)
  • Thursday, June 2 – 6:00 p.m. at Peoria Public Library’s Lincoln Branch (1312 W Lincoln Ave, Peoria)
  • Friday, June 3 – 10:00 a.m. at Chillicothe Public Library (430 N Bradley Ave, Chillicothe)

Questions regarding the upcoming General Primary Election should be directed to the Peoria County Election Commission at (309) 324-2300.

 

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