The General Election is Nov. 6. Get out and support pro-REALTOR® candidates. Here are the key election deadlines to keep in mind:

  • October 9
    Last day to register to vote in Illinois
  • October 10 – November 3 
    Grace period registration – in office of local election authority
  • October 22 – November 3
    Early voting period
  • November 1
    Last day for local election authority to receive absentee ballot application by mail
  • November 5 
    Last day to vote absentee in person at the local election authority General Election

Have a question about voting in Illinois?
You’ll find answers at the Illinois State Board of Elections’ website,, including information on registering to vote, finding your local polling place, absentee voting requirements and more.

Read more Quick Takes from the October 2012 issue of Illinois REALTOR®.

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About Kara Kienzler

Kara Kienzler is Webmaster/Communications Coordinator for the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR). She serves as Webmaster for the IAR websites including and She is responsible for the design, layout, printing and online strategy of IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine, e-newsletters and other publications, and assists with new releases, issues research, surveys and speechwriting. She also plans and develops content for the IAR blog at and coordinates the Illinois REALTOR® magazine Twitter account content at ILREALTORmag. She coordinates the Leadership Directory and serves as co-liaison to the Illinois Young Professionals Network.

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