2016 Voter Toolkit: Illinois
Register to Vote: by October 11
In Illinois, you must register to vote by October 11, or during the "grace period" in-person until November 8.
Click here to complete an Illinois Online Voter Application.
Visit the Illinois Board of Elections' Registration and Polling Place Information website to find out if you're registered to vote and to locate your polling place.
Vote By Mail (Absentee Voting): September 24 - November 8
Anyone can vote by mail. Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day, and received within 14 days of the election.
Visit the Illinois Board of Elections' Vote by Mail page to learn more about voting by absentee ballot in upcoming elections.
Early Voting: September 29 - November 7
Early voting is available in Illinois in person or by a mail ballot from September 29 until November 7.
To find more information on how to vote early, click here.
Click here to find the specific location that your county or city election authority provides to vote early in an election.
Election Day Preparation: November 8
Use our Voter Information tool to find out more about voting on Election Day.
Click here to find your polling place.
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