Ready to Vote? Here’s Where To Find Sample Ballots For March 20 Primary
- Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series pointing out the candidate names and referendums that will appear on the March 20 primary ballot. Kane County Connects encourages citizens to take part in the election process and to seek multiple sources to inform their voting decisions.
Want to study up on the March 20 primary?
One of the best ways to find out what races and referendums you personally will be voting on is to check out your sample ballot in advance. Knowing who’s on the ballot and what decisions you’ll be making can help you do a little research and make an informed decision.
If you live in Kane County other than within the city limits of Aurora, you’ll be able to see your very own personalized sample ballot online. There are 14 referendums on various ballots throughout the county.
The March primary ballot includes numerous candidates for state, federal government, and countywide elected offices. There are 14 referendums on various Kane County ballots and a referendum in Aurora that will ask voters whether they want to close the Aurora Election Commission.
- Aurora Will Hold Referendum on Closing City Election Commission
- Primary Primer: Statewide And State Rep Contested Races on March 20 Ballot
- Primary Primer: Federal Government Candidates on March 20 Ballot
- Primary Primer: Countywide and County Board Contested Races
- 14 Referendums on March 20 Primary Ballots in Kane County
- Early Voting Starts Feb. 8 in Kane County
- Sample Ballots Available For March 20 Primary Election!
- State’s Attorney’s Office Election Complaint Line To Open For March 20 Primary
How Do I Find My Sample Ballot?
Finding your sample ballot in Kane County (non-Aurora residents) is easy.
(1) Go to the www.kanecountyelections.org homepage.
(2) Look where it says “Find …” in large type. Fill in the fields asking your last name, house number and street name, and click the “Submit” button.
The names of all the voters in your household will appear.
(3) Click on Your Name
You will then see a “Sample Ballot” subhead. (See below.) Click on the ballot you are most interested in: Republican, Democratic or Nonpartisan.
When you click those blue letters, the magic popup window allows you to …
(4) Peruse your personalized sample ballot!
Keep in mind that there are different races and referendums, depending on where you live and what ballot you choose.
Geneva sample ballots looks like this:
Peruse at your leisure. Understand the contests. Do a little research on the candidates and issues.
It’s that easy!
You can also download and print simply by clicking the icons in the upper right corner of the screen. After that, all you have to do is …
(5) Go vote!
Keep in mind, there are options for early voting, as well. Visit kanecountyelections.org for more information on early voting.