Voting & Elections

Voting & Elections

Find voter info for your county: how to register, how to vote by mail, and more!

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Voter Information

On, voters can learn exactly what they will be expected to vote on in the upcoming election by entering their home address.

Illinois Voters Guide provides information on all the Presidential candidates on the Illinois ballot plus candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, State Comptroller, IL House/IL Senate, IL judges, and county offices. In addition, there is information on the statewide transportation constitutional amendment referendum and all local government referenda.Find the facts about the ballot you will see on election day at

To find more information about all federal and state candidates, including biographies, votes on issues, positions, ratings/endorsements, speeches and funding go to

For the most up-to-date information on registering to vote, candidate filing, absentee ballot information, election dates, and polling locations, please visit the following websites:

Voter Registration Information

  • A qualified voter must be a U.S. Citizen, 18 years of age by election day, a resident of his precinct for 30 days prior to the next election, and must provide two pieces of identification (one must have current address).
  • You need to re-register if you have moved to a different precinct or if you have changed your name.
  • You can register to vote at your County Clerk's office, Village or City Hall or Township Office. Your public school office and library may also offer voter registration.
  • You must register to vote at least 28 days before the next election.
  • A mailed-in registration requires in-person voting the first time.

Elected State Officials

To Find Congressional Voting Record or use the Vote411 lookup tool below.

Vote411 Ballot Lookup Tool

Enter your address to find your polling place, create your personalized voters' guide and find everything you need to vote! With your personalized guide, you will:

  1. see everything that will be on your ballot,
  2. compare candidates' positions side-by-side,
  3. print out a personalized ballot with your choices to take with you on Election Day.