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Kendall County March 15, 2016 Election Information

Feb 12, 2016 09:03AM ● Published by Steven Jack

The next countywide election is: the GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION of March 15, 2016 

Important Reminder: Be sure to check your Kendall County polling location before Election Day.

You may contact the Kendall County Clerk’s office at 630-553-4104 or 4105 to check your registration or polling location. On this site you can look up your address in the Voter Precinct Viewer to confirm your polling location. Maps are also posted on this Kendall County website. County voter information must be forwarded to the State, so you may wish to check your registration online at the State Board of Elections website: under “Voters” followed by “Am I Registered to Vote in Illinois?”

Voter Eligibility in the County of Kendall, State of Illinois

To be eligible to register to vote, a person must:
• Be a U.S. citizen
• Be at least 18 years of age by the next election; 17 years of age to vote in a General Primary if individual will be 18 as of the following General Election
• Reside in the precinct for 30 days prior to the next election.
• Bring 2 acceptable forms of ID when you register to vote

Individuals may register to vote at any location in the State of Illinois that offers Voter Registration. Forms are available on line. Your registration will be forwarded to the appropriate Election Authority. If your Kendall County address is in the City of Aurora you will be registered with the Aurora Election Commission and must vote in Aurora. (630) 897-4030.

The voter registration deadline for the Tuesday, March 15th General Primary Election is Tuesday, February 16 at which time standard voter registration will close. (Refer to Grace Period Registration & Voting.) 

Oswego Registration Locations
  • Oswego Village Hall, 100 Parkers Mill
  • Oswego Public Library, 32 W. Jefferson St.
  • Oswegoland Park District Civic Center, 5 Ashlawn Ave, Montgomery
  • Prairie Point Center,313 E. Washington St.
  • Boulder Hill Elementary School,163 Boulder Hill Pass, Montgomery
  • Fox Chase Elementary School,260 Fox Chase Dr. North  
  • Long Beach Elementary School, 67 Long Beach Rd, Montgomery
  • Oswego East High School, 1525 Harvey Rd,  
  • Oswego High School, 4250 Route 71,
  • Old Post Elementary School, 100 Old Post Rd.
  • Southbury Elementary School, 820 Preston Ln.
  • Thompson Junior High School,440 Boulder Hill Pass
Acceptable forms of ID

In accordance with Public Act 96-317, you will need to provide two (2) forms of identification, one of which must include your current name and residence address. Identification may include, but is not limited to the following examples:

• Driver's License
• State ID Card
• Employee or Student ID Card
• Social Security Card
• Lease or Contract for a residence
• Credit Card
• Selective Service Card
• Fraternal Membership Card
• Civic, Union or Professional Association Membership Card
• Utility Bill
• Bank Statement
• Government Check 

Early Voting

Government issued photo-identification is REQUIRED to Early Vote. Countywide Early Voting for the March, 15, 2016 General Primary Election is offered at the following locations:
Early voting is available at both Oswego Village Hall and the Kendall County Courthouse.  See the following schedule for early voting times and dates. 

Hours of operation may be subject to change. 

Election Day Voting
Tuesday, March 15, at the appropriate polling locations. Hours: 6am – 7pm. All voters should be prepared to present appropriate identification upon the request of a Judge of Election at their polling place. 

Absentee Voting

Illinois registered voters may cast an absentee ballot by mail without specifying a reason for being absent from their polling place on Election Day. Note: Postage is required within the continental U S. Requests to receive an absentee ballot by mail may be directed to 630-553-4104 or 630-553-4105. If you request an Application to Vote in this manner, you will receive an application that has most of your information filled in.

Alternately, an interactive Application form which you may fill out online or by hand is available on the Kendall County Clerk’s website. Using the online form requires that you print the form and mail it to this office. By law the last day for this office to receive application by mail from a registered voter within the United States is March 10, 2016; however, it is not advisable to wait that long.

In person Absentee Voting will be available at the Kendall County Clerk’s Voter Registration office, Rm 103, 111 W Fox Street, Yorkville, IL 60560. 

Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot for Overseas Vote

Overseas voters may be able to use the FWAB available through Voting Assistance Officers at military installations or at Embassies/Consulates. This ballot serves as a backup to the regular ballot. To be eligible a voter must be located overseas, have properly applied for a ballot from the election authority that has jurisdiction over the precinct of their last US residence in a timely manner and not have received said ballot from the election authority.

The voted FWAB must be returned to the election authority by the close of the election on March 15, 2016 or by the 14th day following the election if postmarked by 11:59 pm the day before the election. Forms are available from a unit Voting Assistance Officer or at the Embassies/Consulates. For greater detail visit:


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