Voter Registration

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