Who Is Qualified to Register to Vote
A United States citizen is eligible to register to vote if: the citizen is at least 18 years old or will become 18 years old on or before the date of the next election, and if the citizen has been a resident or will have been a resident of his or her precinct for 30 days before the date of the next election the citizen must provide two forms of identification.
- Verification of Name
- Verification of Address
The Illinois Election Code defines a resident as someone who has a permanent abode or dwelling within the precinct. (10 ILCS 5/3-1).
Where to Register to Vote
County Clerk's Office - 8 am to 4:30 pm.
707 E Etna Road
Township Offices - verify hours
City Clerk's Offices - verify hours
Deputy Registrars throughout the County, call the County Clerk's Office for further information. Registering by mail, call the County Clerk's Office for further information.
When to Register to Vote
Pursuant to 10 ILCS 5/4-6, there shall be no registration during the 27 days preceding any election or until the 2nd day following such election.