Here’s Where Chicago Voters Who Need Language Assistance Can Vote in Tuesday’s Primary Election

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Chicago voters in need of language assistance at the polls have some options available for Tuesday’s Illinois primary election.

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On Election Day, Chicago voters must go to their assigned precinct polling place or to any of the 51 sites open as a ward vote center. Locations will be open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

Select ward and precinct voting locations will have assigned bilingual poll workers and paper ballots in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog and Polish, according to the Chicago Board of Elections.

To download a list of the precinct polling locations with language assistance, click here.

Additionally, every precinct polling place in the city will have a touchscreen voting machine and audio ballot in 12 languages: English, Spanish, Chinese (audio in Mandarin dialect), Hindi, Korean, Tagalog, Polish, Gujarati, Urdu, Ukrainian, Arabic and Russian.

Voters can look up their voter information at to verify their registration and locate their precinct polling place for Election Day. Voters can also view a sample ballot in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog and Polish.

Voters who need language assistance can bring an interpreter to help them understand and cast a ballot. Voters can choose who they want to help them, but the person cannot be the voter’s employer or labor union representative, election officials said.

WTTW News 2024 Illinois Primary Voter Guide

Bilingual voting officials are also located at the following early voting sites, which will serve as polling places on Election Day:

  • Ward 10 – Vodak – East Side Library, 3710 E. 106th St. – Spanish
  • Ward 11 – McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave. – Chinese
  • Ward 12 – McKinley Park Library, 1915 W. 35th St. – Spanish and Chinese
  • Ward 13 – Clearing Library, 6423 W. 63rd Place – Polish
  • Ward 14 – Archer Heights Library, 5055 S. Archer Ave. – Spanish and Polish
  • Ward 18 – Wrightwood Ashburn Library, 8530 S. Kedzie Ave. – Spanish
  • Ward 22 – Toman Library, 2708 S. Pulaski Ave. – Spanish
  • Ward 23 – Hall-St Faustina Kowalska Parish, 5157 S. McVicker Ave. – Spanish and Polish
  • Ward 25 – Rudy Lozano Library, 1805 S. Loomis St. – Chinese
  • Ward 26 – Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy St. – Spanish
  • Ward 30 – Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. – Spanish
  • Ward 31 – Portage Cragin Library, 5108 W. Belmont Ave. – Spanish and Polish
  • Ward 33 – American Indian Center, 3401 W. Ainslie St. – Hindi/Urdu and Tagalog
  • Ward 35 – Northeastern IL University El Centro, 3390 N. Avondale Ave. – Spanish
  • Ward 36 – West Belmont Library, 3104 N. Narragansett Ave. – Spanish and Polish
  • Ward 38 – Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve Drive – Polish
  • Ward 39 – North Park Village Adm Bldg, 5801 N. Pulaski Road – Spanish and Urdu
  • Ward 40 – Budlong Woods Library, 5630 N. Lincoln Ave. – Urdu
  • Ward 41 – Roden Library, 6083 N. Northwest Highway – Polish
  • Ward 45 – Kolping Society of Chicago, 5826 N. Elston Ave. – Spanish and Polish
  • Ward 46 – Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave. – Chinese
  • Ward 48 – Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway St. – Spanish, Chinese and Hindi
  • Ward 49 – Willye B White Park, 1610 W. Howard St. – Urdu
  • Ward 50 – Northtown Library, 6800 N. Western Ave. – Hindi/Urdu
  • Supersite – 191 N. Clark St. – Spanish, Chinese and Hindi/Urdu

Not registered to vote? On Election Day, same-day registration is available. Voters need to bring two forms of ID, with at least one ID listing their current address. Click here to view the accepted forms of identification.

Contact Eunice Alpasan: @eunicealpasan | 773-509-5362 | [email protected]

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