Revised Numbers for Park Forest: 615 Voted Monday. Tuesday’s Total Already Half That

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Expanded Early Voting for the November 8 Presidential Election began this morning with an announcement by Cook County Clerk David Orr and officials from the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, October 24, 2016. (Official Clerk’s Office Photo by Bryan Docter)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The early voting numbers for Park Forest were even higher than yesterday’s estimates. Mr. Jonathan Williams of the Cook County Clerk’s Office called eNews Park Forest and shared updated figures. It turns out 615 voted Monday at Park Forest Village Hall.

As of this writing early Tuesday afternoon, the number is better than half that at 392.

According to Williams, Monday’s total was close to double the initial early voting day in March.

Other early voting locations also saw large numbers. 401 voted in Olympia Fields at Brookside Senior Living. 550 voted in Tinley Park. 375 voted at the Lansing Public Library. 410 voted at Brookfield Village Hall. 492 voted at the Calumet City Library. A total of 1,229 voted early in Orland Township.

But Park Forest was most certainly at the high end of voter turnout.

And the numbers continue to climb.

For up to the minute information on voter turnout in Park Forest and other early voting sites in Cook County, visit the county clerk’s website here.

COOK COUNTY EARLY VOTING

Early voting began Sept. 29, 2016 at the County Clerk’s Office.

Until Oct. 24, the only location is the Cook County Clerk’s Office located at 69 W. Washington in Chicago.

The last day to register to vote is Oct. 11.

Grace period voter registration began Oct. 12 at Cook County Chicago office and beginning Oct. 24 at all early voting locations.

Early voting at Park Forest’s Village Hall began Oct. 24 and continues through Nov. 6. Hours are:
Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Beginning Oct. 31 and continuing through Nov. 7, early voting hours change from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Early voting will be available at Park Forest’s Village Hall on two Sundays: Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Any registered suburban Cook County voter may also request a mail ballot on the Cook County Clerk’s website at cookcountyclerk.org. More election information along with a list of all early voting sites can also be found on the site.

WILL COUNTY EARLY VOTING

Early voting for Will County residents began Sept. 29 at the Will County Clerk’s Office.

Park Forest’s Village Hall is not an early voting location for Will County residents. The closest early voting locations for Will County residents are:

Governors State University Building D (for any resident of Will County)
Oct. 31 – Nov. 4. | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Will County residents may register to vote and cast their ballot anytime during this period.

Crete Township Office (for Crete Township residents)
Oct. 24 – Oct. 31 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 – Nov. 4 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Monee Village Hall (for Monee Township residents)
Oct. 29 | 9 a.m. to noon
Oct. 31 | 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Nov. 1 to Nov. 5 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information on voting for Will County residents is available at the Will County Clerk’s website, thewillcountyclerk.com.