The United Center will serve as an Election Day Secured Ballot Drop Off Site for Chicago residents!

We’re proud to have a Chicago Board of Elections Secure Drop Box here for Election Day! From 6 AM – 7 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 8, any Chicago voter can return their Vote By Mail ballot at our south atrium entrance. Free parking in Lot K.

Who can drop off their ballot at the United Center?

Any Chicago voter can return their Vote By Mail ballot to any Secure Drop Box in Chicago, including the location at the United Center at the south atrium entrance.

What time can ballots be dropped off at the United Center?

All Secure Drop Boxes are open on Election Day from 6 AM – 7 PM. Ballots will be collected from Drop Boxes promptly at 7 PM.

Where can ballots be dropped off?

The Secure Drop Box at the United Center is located at the south atrium entrance.

Is there free parking to people who will drop off ballots?

Yes, free parking is located in Lot K (Near S. Wood St and W. Adams St.) at the United Center from 6 AM – 7 PM.

What do I need to bring with me to drop off the ballot?

Please bring the Ballot Return Envelope. Please note: Visitors must use the signed and sealed Ballot Return Envelope with their name on it to submit the ballot at this location.

Can I vote at the United Center?

On Nov. 8, the United Center can only accept drop off ballots at the south atrium entrance. The United Center will not be open for voting. To find your most convenient in-person voting location for Election Day, please visit

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