Early voting begins Monday in Illinois, so if you want to avoid the hassle of voting on Election Day March 18, Madison County Clerk Debbie Ming - Mendoza says you may want to think about this option.  She says you can cast a ballot beginning March 3 at her office in Edwardsville, or at any of a number of other locations around the county.

Ming - Mendoza says there are several locations around Madison County to vote early, and they can be found at the County Clerk's website. 

Click here for Ming - Mendoza's comments

Early voting will be available through March 15.

http://www.madisonvotes.com/early-voting.shtml

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