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Voter registration, election deadlines near

Published: Saturday, March 30, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Clerk John Acardo is reminding voters of several deadlines within the next week or so related to the April 9 election.

Wednesday is the last day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail. Friday is the last day for early voting and grace period voting and registration, and April 8 is the last day to postmark an absentee ballot.

For grace period voting and registration, voters can register with valid photo identification at the DeKalb County Legislative Center at 200 N. Main St. in Sycamore and the NIU campus locations during thegrace period, but they must cast their ballot at the time of registration.

To register, voters need to present two forms of identification, one of which must include their current address. By state law, all registered voters must present valid government-issued photo identification to vote during this traditional early votingperiod.

On April 9, polling locations will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For information or polling locations, see www.votedekalb.com.

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