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Voter Information

For a quick and easy way to register to vote, please use the Illinois Online Voter Application
Not sure if you're already registered? Use this online tool to check!
Next Election
The Consolidated Election will be held on April 4, 2023.


Cook County

Early voting for Cook County residents will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays from March 20 to April 3 in the Kallsen Center at Tinley Park Village Hall, 16250 S. Oak Park Avenue.

Will County
Early voting information is pending for Will County residents.

Key Dates
See below for information regarding voter registration and early voting.
 
  • February 17: Military and overseas ballots available
  • February 23: First day to mail ballots
  • March 7: Voter registration closes for deputy registrars and local election officials
  • March 19: Last day to register to vote by online application
  • March 20: Early voting opens at Tinley Park Village Hall for Cook County residents; information pending for Will County residents
  • March 30: Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters
  • April 3: Last day of early voting
  • April 4: Last day mail ballots can be postmarked.
  • April 4: Election Day.

Identification needed when registering in person
If registering to vote in person, residents must display two pieces of identification. Neither needs to be a photo ID, but one must include a current address. Acceptable forms of ID include:
 
  • Illinois driver’s license
  • Illinois state ID
  • Employee or student ID
  • Credit card
  • Social Security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Utility bill in applicant's name
  • Mail postmarked to the applicant
  • Valid U.S. passport
  • Lease or rental contract

Cook County Voter Registration by Mail
If applying online isn’t your style, Cook County provides applications to register by mail in six languages.
 
Visit the Cook County Clerk's website for information on overseas and military registration.

Cook County Early Voting and Grace Period Voting
If you miss the deadline for voter’s registration, you're still eligible to register and vote at the same time because of Grace Period Voting. See below for a link to information on Grace Period Voting in Cook County.

Early Voting: Skip the Election Day lines and vote early at these locations.

Grace Period Voting: Didn’t register by the deadline? Not to worry! During the early voting period, you are eligible for grace period registration.

Voting Precinct Information
Choose your county for voting precinct information.


More Information
If you want to prepare before casting your vote, check out your sample ballot on the Cook County Clerk’s website.