Voting Information

Voting Information

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Voting is a right and a responsibility of all citizens.

Voting is the single most powerful way each of us, as a citizen, contributes our views to local, state, and national governments. We have listed some resources to help you. Click on the links below to find what you need.

Frequently Asked Questions about Voting in Illinois

What are the requirements for voting in Illinois? To exercise your right to vote, you must be registered. Laws vary from state to state.

Not sure you are registered to vote? You can verify your voter registration status.

In Illinois, you can register to vote on Election Day, as well as before then in several different ways:

Register to vote online here.

You can register to vote by mail. Click on the links below to find instructions for registering by mail in your county.

You can also register in person at your county clerk's office during regular business hours. Check the requirements for registering to vote before you go.

In Illinois, you can register to vote on Election Day at your assigned polling place. If you are already registered to vote, you can find your polling place online.

Next elections

General Primary: March 17, 2020

General Election: November 3, 2020

2020 Election Schedule and Registration Deadlines