Election Notices and Media Releases

Color of Primary Ballot

CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY ELECTION

TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017

NOTICE

COLOR OF PRIMARY BALLOT

ANNOUNCEMENT IS HEREBY MADE THAT THE COLOR OF THE OFFICIAL PRIMARY BALLOT TO BE USED BY THE FOLLOWING POLITICAL PARTY AT SAID ELECTION

POLITICAL PARTY                                                                COLOR
REPUBLICAN                                                                       YELLOW

 Candidate will be nominated for the following office and party: City of Morris – Ward 2 – Alderman – Republican

The following clustered polling place will be used for all or portions of the following precincts:

PRECINCT                 CLUSTERED POLLING PLACE
Erienna 1                    Grundy County Courthouse    Lobby  111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL 60450
Erienna 2                    Grundy County Courthouse    Lobby  111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL 60450
Morris 2                       Grundy County Courthouse    Lobby  111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL 60450
Morris 4                       Grundy County Courthouse    Lobby  111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL 60450
Morris 5                       Grundy County Courthouse    Lobby  111 E. Washington Street, Morris, IL 60450

The polls of said Consolidated Primary Election shall be open continuously from
6:00 o’clock A.M. to 7:00 o’clock P.M. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 Please Note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse.

KAY T. OLSON
GRUNDY COUNTY CLERK

Early Voting Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE
EARLY VOTING SITE –  GRUNDY COUNTY COURTHOUSE

CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY ELECTION    FEBRUARY 28, 2017

Early Voting begins Thursday, January 19, 2017 and continues through Monday, February 27, 2017

LOCATION

Grundy County Courthouse
Grundy County Election Authority
111 East Washington Street  Room 12
Morris, IL  60450

TIME

Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (unless noted below)
Saturday                                   January 28th                  9:00 am to Noon
Tuesday                                    January 31st                  8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Monday (Presidents Day)         February 20th                CLOSED
Saturday                                   February 25th                9:00 am to Noon

For Voters residing in the City of Morris – Ward 2 – Alderman — Republican
(which includes all or portions of the following Precincts:  Erienna 1 & 2, Morris 2,4,5)

If any questions, please call the Grundy County Clerk’s office Elections Department 815-941-3222.

Please note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse.

KAY T. OLSON
GRUNDY COUNTY ELECTION AUTHORITY

Grace Period Voting Notice

NOTICE
GRACE PERIOD / SAME DAY VOTER REGISTRATION

The voter registration deadline for the February Consolidated Primary Election is Tuesday January 31, 2017. Grace Period / Same Day Registration and Voting is available beginning February 1, 2017 through Election Day, February 28, 2017 at the Grundy County Clerk’s office. Grace Period / Same Day Registration will be available at the Clustered Polling location on Election Day.

Individuals who live in their Precinct in the County of Grundy for at least 30 days, may register to vote, change their voting address and/or change of name during the following hours listed below at the office of the County Clerk, located at the Courthouse in Morris. Grace Period / Same Day Registration will be available at the Clustered Polling Place location on Election Day.  Persons registering during grace period must vote at the time of registration, change of address and/or change of name. Two forms of identification are required – one that has current name and address, the other with current name

If you have any questions, please call our office at 815-941-3222.

Grace Period Voting will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2017

LOCATION

Grundy County Courthouse Lobby
Grundy County Election Authority
111 East Washington Street  Room 12
Morris, IL  60450

TIME

Monday – Friday   8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Unless noted below)
MONDAY (Presidents Day)                    February 20th                             CLOSED
SATURDAY                                            February 25th                             9:00 AM to NOON

For Voters residing within the limits of the City Morris, WARD 2 (Republican Primary Only)
(which includes the portions of the following Precincts:  Erienna 1 & 2, Morris 2, 4, 5)

Please note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse

 

KAY T. OLSON
GRUNDY COUNTY CLERK

Grundy County Elderly and Handicapped Voters

Please be advised that the following voting aids are available to assist elderly and handicapped voters in the Consolidated Primary Election, (City of Morris – Ward 2 only Republican ballot only), February 28, 2017.

Magnifiers & Signature TemplatesTo Assist Voters who have visual problems.
HandicappedFor voters who must vote from a seated position.
Voting Booths Ballot BuzzersTo allow voters to summon Election Judges to help them enter the polling place.
Voting AssistanceHandicapped and Elderly voters requiring help may be assisted by a friend, relative or by the Election Judges.
Curbside VotingAvailable for voters who are physically unable to enter the polling place. Call the Grundy County Clerk’s Office at 941-3222 for information.
Voter RegistrationCall the County Clerk’s office at 941-3222 for locations throughout the county, for the Registrar nearest you, or if special arrangements need to be made.
Vote By MailVoters who wish to cast A Vote by Mail ballot may contact the County Clerk’s office to obtain the necessary forms if voting by mail or directions to the Early Voting location if voting in person.

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Clerk

 

Notice of Lottery on January 19, 2017
NOTICE OF LOTTERY
April 4th, 2017 Consolidated Election

 

Notice is hereby given that a lottery will be conducted to determine ballot placement of the groupings of Incorporated and Unincorporated candidates, where required, who filed for the April 4th, 2017 Consolidated Election.

 

Said lottery will be conducted at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2017, in the office of the Grundy County Clerk, located in the Grundy County Courthouse, at 111 E. Washington Street, Room 12, Morris, IL.

Candidates are not required to attend.

(For special lottery provisions for school board candidates, grouped together by Congressional, townships or according to incorporated or unincorporated areas. 105 ILCS 5/9-11.1, 9-11.2.)

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Clerk

Public Test of Optical Scan and Touch Screen

NOTICE
PUBLIC TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT

Notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the optical scan and touch screen, in-precinct tabulating equipment and program to be used at the February 28, 2017  Consolidated Primary Election, will be conducted in the office of the Grundy County Clerk, Room 12, Courthouse, Morris, Illinois at 11:00 a.m., on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  As prescribe by the Election Code, this test is open to representatives of the political parties, the press, representatives of the State Board of Elections and the public.

Please Note: Cell phones are not allowed in the Grundy County Courthouse.

 

KAY T. OLSON
Grundy County Clerk

Vote By Mail Processing

VOTE BY MAIL PROCESSING for the
February 28, 2017 Consolidated Primary Election

DATES: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Time: 11:00 am on the above days, if necessary

Election Day: February 28, 2017
Time: 11:00 am, if necessary

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Election Authority

Vote By Mail Voting

NOTICE OF VOTE BY MAIL VOTING

 Notice is hereby given that any elector may make application BY MAIL for a Vote my Mail ballot not more than 90 days nor less than 5 days prior; to the February 28, 2017 Consolidated Primary Election.

All inquires for Vote by Mail ballots should be directed to the Election Authority.

 

Kay T. Olson
Grundy County Election Authority

 

Kay T. Olson
111 E. Washington Street Room 12
Morris, IL 60450
815-941-3222

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