If you don't want to wait until Election Day, Nov. 6, to cast your ballot in the presidential election, you don't have to.
In Cook County, early voting starts Monday, Oct. 22, and continues through Nov. 3.
Anyone can vote early, and you don't need to give a reason. So if you have to work on election day, or just want to get it out of the way, you can head to the polls now.
You need to bring a photo ID, such as a driver's license, state-issued ID card or university ID card with you in order to vote.
You can vote at any early voting location in the county. The nearest are:
- Evanston Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston. Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- Community Recreation Center, 3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Skokie Village Hall, 5127 Oakton Street, Skokie. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A complete list of early voting locations can be found here.