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Early Voting Information for 2020 Presidential Primary Election

Early voting for the March 17th Presidential Primary Election will be available at the Des Plaines Library seven days a week from March 2nd to March 16th. Dates and times for early voting are available on the Cook County Clerk's website at The Clerk's website also includes important information about voters registration, polling places, ways to vote, how to become an Election Judge and more.

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Special Events Bring the Community Together...

The City of Des Plaines sponsors a number of free events in 2020 that celebrate the spirit of this great community - from our annual Taste of Des Plaines, to the July 4th Independence Day Parade, to our 9-week summer entertainment series Friday Nights Live!, our events are a hit with residents and visitors alike.

Looking for more information as the events get closer? Look no further! Just CLICK HERE to sign-up for special event news & updates via email. And, don’t forget to check out the City's Facebook page for up-to-the-minute special event news.

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Don't Be a Victim...Lock It or Lose It

"Lock It or Lose It" is a national crime prevention program intended to remind drivers to lock their cars and roll up their windows to prevent becoming a victim of car thieves. While most vehicle burglaries happen in residential areas, drivers should never leave their cars running and unattended wherever they are parked. The Lock It or Lose It program has proven that people who take these simple precautions actually help dramatically reduce vehicular burglaries in their communities. Watch this video to see just how fast you can lose your valuable belongings when a car is left unlocked.

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2020 Community Calendar is Now Available Online

The City's annual Community Calendar is now available online and in print. The calendar includes important information about city services, holidays, leaf and branch pick up, and important contacts including elected officials and city departments. If you did not receive your copy in the mail, or if you'd like an additional calendar, please e-mail and one will be sent to you. Residents can also view the calendar online at

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