Voting Hours Extended For Special Election

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SPRINGFIELD, IL- The Sangamon County Election Office released today that registered voters of the 18th Congressional District can make use of the newly extended voting hours through Election Day, September 10.


Voting hours have been extended by two extra hours until 7:00 pm on weekdays beginning today, September 2 through Wednesday, September 9. The Election Office will be open Saturday, September 5 from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm and Sunday, September 6 from 10:00- 4:00 pm. The office will also be open on Labor Day, Monday, September 7 from 8:30 am- 7:00 pm. On Election Day, polls will be open from 6:00 am-7:00 pm.


In taking advantage of early voter registration, an individual must provide two forms of identification, one which must include a current address. Grace Registration and Election Day Registration is also available for those looking to vote, but are not actively registered.


For more information on Extended Voting Hours or further information contact the Sangamon County Election Office at (217) 753-8683 or visiting the Clerk’s website at

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