Next election: General Primary on Tuesday, June 28, 2022
If you miss those deadlines:
You can register to vote in person on Election Day. Bring an ID and one piece of mail with your address. You must have lived at your address for 30 days to be eligible.
Early voting information
Voting by mail begins: Military and Overseas- 45 days prior to the election; Everyone else- 40 days prior to the election
For non-partisan voting information visit: IllinoisVoterGuide.org.
Do I need an ID to vote? No Illinois does not require an ID to vote.
Do I need an excuse to early vote or to vote by mail? No, Illinois does not require an excuse for absentee voting or early voting.
I am a convicted felon. Can I vote? In Illinois, if you are no longer in the custody of the Department of Corrections, you are allowed to vote. Convicted Felons in the custody of the Department of Corrections are not allowed to vote.
I am not sure if I am registered to vote. How do I know? Visit this website and you can use the Voter Registration lookup to check and see if you are registered.
Where will I go on election day to vote? Go to the polling place lookup.
How do I register to vote? Fill out the online Voter Registration Application.
How do I register to vote by mail? Visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website.
My child is 17 and will be 18 on or before Election Day. Can they register? Anyone age 17 who will turn 18 on or before April 6, 2021 can register to vote.
To register in Illinois you must:
Find more information on voting rights restoration here.