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?
Contact your local County Clerk's office
Look up your voter information online