Check your registration
Register to vote
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 or consolidated 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.
Vote by mail
Find your polling place
If you’ve voted in Illinois before or provided ID when you registered, you do not need to show ID to vote.
If you’re voting in Illinois for the first time and didn’t provide proof of ID when you registered, you’ll need to show one of the following items when you vote in person during early voting or on Election Day:
Current and valid photo ID
Other government documentation indicating your name and address
Student ID containing your photo along with a copy of your lease or. a postmarked piece of mail at your current residence
Approved Forms of ID:
Passport or Military ID
Driver’s License or State ID card
Vehicle registration card
Lease, mortgage or deed to home
Credit or debit card
Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid card
Civic, union or professional membership card
LINK/Public Aid/Department of Human Services card
Illinois FOID card
Overseas and military voting
Voting as a student
Voting as a person with disabilities
Your Federal Voting Rights
As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:
Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:
1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or
2. Bring someone to help you vote
You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.
Ensure your right to accessible elections!
For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org