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Register to Vote by January 27th for the February 24th City Elections.

January 12, 2015

January 27, 2015 is the deadline to use a mail-in form or the online system to register to vote — or update your registration address — for the Feb. 24, 2015 Municipal Election.

Register to vote online

Update your registration online (new address or name change)

Use this downloadable form. Fill in the blanks, print it, sign it and deliver it or mail it.   Need Adobe? Click here.

Visit 69 W. Washington St., Sixth Floor. Bring two forms of ID, at least one of which shows your current address.

Visit an Illinois Secretary of State’s Office only if also obtaining a new driver’s license or state ID during that visit.

– Register through an active deputy registrar affiliated with a local organization, such as a political party, ward organization or other state-certified body.

After your registration form is processed, the Election Board will mail a new voter card.

Click here for more information on registering to vote in person from Jan. 28 through Feb. 21.

Qualifications to Register to Vote

To register to vote, you must:
– be a U.S. citizen;
– be born on or before Feb. 24, 1997.
– live in your precinct at least 30 days before the election;
– not be in prison/jail serving time for a conviction; and,
– not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

Checking Your Voter Registration Status

Click here to check the status of your registration by entering the simplified version of your street address and your last name.