Voter Registration FAQs
Who can vote in Illinois?
- You must be a United States Citizen.
- You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General Election.
- You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
- You must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction.
- You may not claim the right to vote anywhere else.
How can you register to vote?
- Submit a voter registration application online
- Print & complete a voter registration form and submit it to your local County Clerk's Office
What do you need to register to vote in Illinois?
- Your full legal name
- Your current address
- A form of identification to confirm your citizenship and eligibility with one of the following:
- State-issued license number,
- State-issued ID number,
- Last 4 digits of your Social Security Number
- Signature that verifies your identity
How can you find out if you are registered to vote?
Look up your voter information online