Voter Registration

Register to vote at the Service Center during normal business hours. You may also register to vote online through the State of Illinois website. If you’re unsure about your status, check to see if you are already registered to vote in Illinois.

You must be a U.S. citizen, 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General Election, and you must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.

Please bring in two forms of ID in order to fill out the application, one of which must include your current address. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Driver’s license
  • IL state ID
  • Social Security card
  • Employee or student ID
  • Credit card or checkbook
  • Library card
  • Insurance card
  • Public Aid ID
  • Selective Service card
  • Civic, fraternal, union, or professional association membership card
  • Utility bill

Registration at the Library is closed during the 27 days prior to an election.


McHenry County Clerk elections information

Lake County Clerk elections information