How to cast a write-in vote

  • Find the appropriate Unit of Government and Office Title

  • Write the Candidate's name on the line provided

  • Darken the oval to the left of the candidate's name

Image of proper write-in

These instructions are quoted from the Dupage County, Illinois website. They should be the same everywhere, but it wouldn't hurt to check with your local election authorities. You can also ask an election judge at your polling place on election day. They are trained to assist voters with these questions.