Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry has announced that Thursday, Feb. 21 is the first day to take part in Early Voting for the April 2 Consolidated Election.

Those who wish to vote early can do so from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. from Feb. 21 through Election Day at the Will County Clerk’s Office, 302 N. Chicago St. in downtown Joliet. Voters may cast ballots for any race in Will County at the Will County Clerk’s Office.

Voting times at the Clerk’s Office will expand to include weekend and early evening hours in late March as Election Day draws near. And starting on March 18, residents will be able to vote early at 20 satellite locations scattered throughout Will County.

For a complete list of Early Voting locations and times, visit thewillcountyclerk.com. Voters also may request Vote By Mail ballots and view sample ballots for their precincts on the website.