SYCAMORE – Voting for the Nov. 3 General Election is underway in DeKalb County, as voters showed up for early voting, which began in Illinois on Sept. 24.
A crowd already had formed and was lining up while social distancing outside Thursday before 8 a.m. at the DeKalb County Legislative Center, 200 N. Main St. in Sycamore, the county’s only early voting location open until Oct. 19.
Additional guidelines are being put in place for polling locations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and those waiting in line were asked to stand six feet apart and wear a face covering.
Early voting in Illinois began Thursday, which includes those sent for anyone who requested a mail-in ballot.
The Legislative Center is open for voting from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the weekends of Oct. 24 and 25 and Oct. 31 and Nov. 1
On Nov. 2, the polling place will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Additional locations across DeKalb County for early voting will open beginning Oct. 19, including the DeKalb Township Building, 2323 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb; Northern Illinois University’s Holmes Student Center in the gallery lounge on the main floor; Kirkland Village Hall, 511 W. Main St. in Kirkland; and the Sandwich Fire Station, 310 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich.
For information on the candidates on the DeKalb County ballot ahead of November, visit the The MidWeek’s Election Central website.