November 8, 2016 General Election:

Final Results:

Summary with over & under click here 

Summary with Absentee breakdown + over under click here

Canvass -  Federal & State Offices/Question + Write-Ins with over under click here

Canvass -  Jefferson County Offices with over under click here

Canvass - Judicial Races + Public Questions with over under click here


 For 5% mandated re-tabulation notice click here.

The last day to register to vote or make a change and vote at your polling place is October 12, 2016.  This can be done in our office or at State agency if making a change with them.   However, if you miss this deadline:

You can "Grace Register and Vote" at the County Clerk's office from October 12 through Election Day with two forms of identification, and you are required to vote that same day after we process your registration.


PRESS RELEASE regarding mailing of voter registration cards by outside organization click here.

We do not mail out absentee applications unless requested, so those you receive are most likely put out by one of the political parties (it is okay to use them).

If you are interested in being an Election Judge, contact your Precinct Committeeman of the party of your choice.  We will have our 2016 Election Judge training on Monday, October 10, 2016.  For a copy of the flyer click here.

For an application for a mail ballot for  the November 8, 2016 General Election click here

The first day for EARLY VOTING and to mail ballots is September 29, 2016 - see notice click here.   EARLY VOTE AT THE COURTHOUSE - first room on right - Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. and on Saturdays, October 29th and November 5th from 8:00 a.m. until noon.

General Election Notice click here;  Polling Places click here; Notice of Public Questions click here.

The Specimen Ballot will be published October 11th - for copy click here.  NOTE:  Your ballot will only have the districts you live in.

For the Voting Accessibility for Elderly & Handicapped Voters and Nursing Home arrangements click here

Nursing Home Voting will take place on Friday, November 4, 2016, at all Nursing Homes that have returned A-6 applications (the resident must be a registered voter in the precinct of the Nursing Home), and the list click here with approximate times will be posted after noon on Thursday, November 3, 2016.  

Public Notice regarding Accessibility, Register to Vote or Write-In click here

Public Test Notice click here.  


March 16, 2016, Primary Election information:

 For Statewide results, go to the State Board of Elections web site Delegates, click "Specify Race" and then choose the Delegate and Office you need.

For final Jefferson County, March 15, 2016, Primary Election summary results:

Statistics click here

Democratic click here

Republican click here

Green Party click here

Public Questions click here

Write-Ins click here

 The CANVASS of the RESULTS is in five parts:  Part 1 click here; Part 2 click here; Part 3 click here; Part 4 click here; Party 5 click here.


NOTICE:  Dodds 2 precinct is moved across the road to Bethel Baptist annex building due to mold in normal polling place.  Evidently it has flooded and we just found out.

Special Note:  The State Board of Elections has several objections and it is not anticipated to be resolved in time for ballots to be prepared and tabulators programmed and tested for the opening of By Mail and Early Voting scheduled to start February 4, 2016.  Several Counties are anticipating we will not be starting until approximately February 17, 2016.   Jefferson County started early voting on February 16, 2016, with voters inserting ballots into the auxiliary bin of the ballot box.  After programming cards are received from vendor, the tabulators will be tested then the ballots will be inserted with representatives from the two major political parties present. 

Nursing Home voting will be conducted on Friday, March 11, 2016 - for schedule click here.

Grace Registration and Voting begins Feburary 17, 2016 - county residents must register or change name/address, and vote at the same time.  Applicants must have a photo I.D. with date of birth and two proofs of physical address where they live.  If the photo I.D. has the correct physical address, it can count as one of the two forms.  Grace registrants cannot vote at the polls on Election Day.

Illinois State Board of Elections web site is  The 2016 Candidate's Guide and the 2016 Election and Campaign Finance Calendar are available on this web site. 

The General Primary Election will be held on March 15, 2016.   

Candidates nominated (all except Precinct Committeemen whom are elected) at the General Primary Election will run for election at the General Election on November 8, 2016.

For the current list of local filings  click here.

For the State Board of Elections' certification click here and Delegates click here.

The last day to file a notarized intent to be a write-in candidate is January 14, 2016. (Form is available on our web site - Resouce Tab - Applications & Forms.)

The last day to register to vote or report an address change and vote at your polling place is February 16, 2016.  Illinois Law allows for Grace Registration and Voting through Election Day now - contact office for information.

The first day we can accept absentee applications is December 16, 2015 (for application click here); however no ballots (except military & overseas) will be mailed until February 4, 2016, if ballots available. 

The first day to vote at the Courthouse (our temporary early voting site) is also February 4, 2016, if ballots are available.  For copy of Early Voting Notice click here.

For the Voting Accessibility for Elderly & Handicapped Voters and Nursing Home arrangements click here.

 For Notice of Election click here and polling places click hereFor Notice of Public Questions click here.

For the Public Test Notice of the M100s tabulators click here.

For copies of the publication ballots - Democratic Party click here; Green Party click here; Republican Party click here; Nonpartisan click hereYour ballot will only have the districts you live in on it.

Mail returned ballots will be processed on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.  All late arriving ballots will be processed on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, starting at 1:00 p.m.

For the re-tabulation notice click here

For the Party Placement Lottery for the November 8, 2016, General Election click here.

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