Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to vote in Illinois, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Illinois will hold local, consolidated elections throughout 2021. Check with your local elections office for dates and to find out what is on your ballot.
Voter registration applications sent by mail must be postmarked by the 28th day before the election, or you can register to vote in-person during the "grace period" for 27 days prior to the election. If you have an in-state ID you may also register online. You can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail in Illinois.
Your polling place hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Early Voting Dates: Check with your local office
You can vote in-person at designated locations from for two weeks before the election. No excuse required.
To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than the Thursday before the election. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Election Day.
Absentee by-mail ballot requests open 90 days prior to any election. Applicants must apply for each election, no excuse required.