Voter Registration

Your Vote is Your Voice!

Who Can Vote:

A U.S. citizen 18 years of age by the date of the next election (some 17 year-olds may vote in the General Primary) and a resident of your current county address for 30 days immediately prior to the next election.


When Can I Register to Vote:

Registration is open throughout the year except during the following times:

  • In-person or any mail-in registration is not available during the 27 days preceding the election

  • Online registration is not available during the 15 days preceding the election

Registration reopens the second day following an election.  If you missed either of the registration deadlines mentioned above, you may be eligible for Grace Period Registration and Voting or Same-Day Registration at your Polling Place on Election Day.

Where Can I Register to Vote?

Register Online using Illinois Online Voter Registration Application Website

• Print and Mail in the Illinois Voter Registration Application
• In-person at your local County Clerk's Office
• Your Polling Place on Election Day

Two forms of identification are required when registering:

  • one must show your current name and address

  • only one may be a piece of mail postmarked within the past 30 days

  • some acceptable forms of identification:
    Driver’s License  •  State ID Card  •  Utility Bill  •  Checkbook  •  Library Card  •  Credit Card  •  Birth Certificate  • Social Security Card  •  Employee ID Card  •  Student ID Card  •  Insurance Card

For more information or assistance, please call our office at: 618-665-4109

Contact Us

Bailey for Illinois
PO Drawer D

Louisville, IL 62858

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