Chicago Board of Elections Highlights Wards and Precincts with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Assistance for Election Day on November 8th

LEP List Provides Precinct Polling Places with Assigned Bilingual Poll Workers and Paper Ballots in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog, and Polish


CHICAGO, IL – Ahead of the November 8th General Election, the Chicago Board of Elections released a list of wards and precincts that will receive Limited English Proficiency (LEP) assistance for Election Day. These precinct polling locations will have assigned bilingual poll workers and paper ballots in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog, and Polish.


Click here to see the list of LEP Precincts in Chicago for the November 8th General Election


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


Please note: On Election Day, Chicago voters must go to their assigned precinct polling place OR to any Early Voting site that is open as a ward vote center on Election Day (Nov. 8) from 6:00am to 7:00pm. A voter cannot vote in a precinct polling place other than their own assigned location (or at a ward vote center) on Election Day (Nov. 8).


Voters can find their assigned precinct polling place, sample ballots, and more at the YOUR VOTER INFORMATION page at, including in Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Tagalog, and Polish.

The Chicago Board of Elections is still recruiting bilingual election judges for Election Day on November 8th. Judges make up to $230 for the day and can apply at:


Bilingual voting officials are also currently located at the following Early Voting sites, which will be open as vote centers on Election Day (Nov. 8):


Ward 1 – Goldblatts Building, 1615 W. Chicago Ave. – Spanish language 

Ward 10 – East Side Vodak Library, 3710 E. 106th St. – Spanish language 

Ward 11 – McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave. – Chinese language

Ward 12 – McKinley Park Branch Library, 1915 W. 35th St. – Spanish and Chinese language

Ward 13 – Clearing Branch Library, 6423 W. 63rd Pl. – Polish language 

Ward 14 – Archer Heights Library, 5055 S. Archer Ave. – Polish language 

Ward 15 – Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St. – Spanish language

Ward 22 – Toman Branch Library, 2708 S. Pulaski Ave. – Spanish language

Ward 25 – Rudy Lozano Library, 1805 S. Loomis – Spanish and Chinese language

Ward 26 – Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy St. – Spanish language

Ward 30 – Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. – Spanish language

Ward 31 – Portage Cragin Library, 5108 W. Belmont Ave. – Spanish and Polish language

Ward 33 – American Indian Center, 3401 W. Ainslie St. – Spanish language

Ward 35 – NEIU El Centro, 3390 N. Avondale Ave. – Spanish language

Ward 36 – West Belmont Library, 3104 N. Narragansett Ave. – Spanish and Polish language 

Ward 38 – Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve Rd. – Spanish and Polish language 

Ward 39 – North Park Village Adm Bldg, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd. – Chinese and Hindi language 

Ward 41 – Roden Library, 6083 N. Northwest Hw. – Polish language

Ward 43 – Lincoln Park Library, 1150 W. Fullerton Ave. – Spanish language 

Ward 45 – Ho Chunk, 4732 N. Milwaukee Ave. – Spanish and Polish language 

Ward 46 – Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave. – Chinese language

Ward 47 – Conrad Sulzer Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave. – Spanish language

Ward 48 – Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway Ave. – Chinese and Hindi language

Ward 49 – Willye B White Park, 1610 W. Howard St. – Spanish language

Ward 50 – Northtown Library, 6800 N. Western Ave. – Hindi language

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