Next Chance to Vote

March 15, 2016

General Primary Election

Vote by Mail Ballot Processing

All Uncounted Vote By Mail Ballots will be verified within 2 days of being returned to the Peoria County Election Commission.
10 ILCS 5/1-9.1

Press Release

Start of Early Voting and Vote by Mail

Peoria, IL – Peoria County Election Commission Executive Director Thomas Bride announced today that ongoing objections to several Presidential Candidates have been resolved by the State Board of Elections. The ballots and early voting equipment will be available starting Tuesday, February 9, 2016

 “We have received the Ballot Certification from the State Board of Elections and are in the process of finalizing the ballot, preparing and testing the voting equipment. Voting will begin on Tuesday, February 9th.” said Bride. “It’s unfortunate that there was a delay in our receiving final certifications from the State Board of Elections, but the delay was short and we will soon be able to begin the voting process.”

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All you need to know about voting in Peoria

The next Election is the General Primary Election, Tuesday March 15, 2016. Click here to learn more about Election Day voting.

Early Voting is will begin on or before February 17 - Monday March 14, 2016. Early Voting at Satellite Sites is Monday February 29 - Sunday March 13, 2016.

Vote by Mail is Thursday February 4 - Thursday March10, 2016. The first day to request a Vote by Mail Ballot is Wednesday December 16, 2015.

The last day to Register to Vote is Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Click here to learn more about Voter Registration.

Grace Period registration is Wednesday, February 17 - Monday March 14, 2016. Click here to learn more about Grace Period Voting.


Public Test


Notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the Automatic Tabulating Equipment for the March 15, 2016 General Primary Election required by 10 ILCS 24C-9 will be held on February 8, 2016 at 1:00 Office of the Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners at 542 SW Adams Peoria, Illinois

As prescribed by the Election Code, this test is open to representatives of the political parties, the press, representatives of the State Board of Elections and the public.

Thomas Bride, Executive Director
Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners

February Meeting Change

The February Meeting of the Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 16th , 2016 at 2:00 pm at the Election Commission Office at 542 SW Adams St. Peoria IL 61602.


Public Test
02/08/16 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Office Closed for President's Day
Election Commission Meeting
02/16/16 2:00PM - 3:30PM
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