Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Early Voting begins at DuPage Co. Fairgrounds on Sept. 24
DuPage County voters can cast their ballots in the 2020
Presidential Election beginning Thursday, Sept. 24, when the county’s Early
Voting site opens at the DuPage County Fairgrounds.
Doors to voting at the Fairgrounds will open at 8 a.m.
Thursday – 40 days before the Nov. 3 Election.
Early Voting starting at this time, formerly called
“In-Person Absentee”, at the Fairgrounds will be by paper ballot only.
Beginning on Monday, October 19, eighteen additional Early Voting sites
offering touchscreen voting will be available throughout DuPage County.
This is the first time Early Voting is being offered at the
Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road in Wheaton, just off County Farm Road, east
of the county’s Government Administration buildings. The Fairgrounds replaces
the County Administration Building Early Voting site in order to accommodate
more voters while adhering to coronavirus prevention measures.
“I appreciate the continued support of the DuPage County
Fairgrounds to help my office ensure that voters have a safe place to vote
while practicing social distancing,” Kaczmarek said.
In addition to social distancing, there will be personal protection
supplies including hand sanitizer for voters and poll workers alike.
Hours for Early Voting at the Fairgrounds are:
Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (September 24 -
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (September 26
- October 17)
Weekdays: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (October 19 - November
Weekends: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (October 24 - November
Voters can find a complete guide to all Early Voting
locations and dates, as well as information on voting by mail, at the Clerk’s
“All the information you will need on the ways to vote in
the Presidential Election can be found at www.dupageco.org/election/,” Kaczmarek said. “We also encourage
everyone to follow us on Twitter (Twitter.com/DuPageCoClerk)
and FaceBook (Facebook.com/DuPage-County-Clerk).”