Find out if you are registered to vote.
The pamphlet, Registering to Vote in Illinois
, describes the rules and procedures surrounding
the voter registration process in Illinois. An individual may register
to vote in Illinois if he/she is 18 years or older on the next election
day, resides in the jurisdiction for 30 days prior to the election and
is a U.S. citizen.
Illinois residents may register in person at the office of the election
authority, at driver's license facilities, with deputy registrars who
are appointed in each jurisdiction or via mail using the Illinois Voter
Registration Application (available in English and Spanish).
Illinois citizens residing overseas and military personnel may register
using a Federal postcard application found on the Federal Voting
Assistance Program Web site. Other questions may be answered using the
Military and Overseas Voter Guidelines.
closed during the 27 days prior to an election. Individuals who miss the
deadline may register or transfer their registration at the office of
the election authority under the guidelines of grace period
Take Advantage of Early Voting
Visit the llinois State Board of Elections
to find the early voting site in your area and to
learn more about the requirements of early voting.
Absentee voting may take place in person or by mail. Contact your
election authority for a list of the locations and office hours.
The IFT urges all members to make sure their voice is heard by voting
early, voting absentee or voting in person on Election Day.