First: Are you registered to vote?
Register to vote online or check your registration status in Chicago or all of Illinois. You may have been automatically registered to vote while renewing your drivers’ license or interacting with another state agency.
To register to vote in Illinois, you must be a U.S. citizen. By election day, you must be at least 18 years old and have lived in Illinois for 30 days. You may register to vote on election day, immediately before voting.
Then: Choose a way to vote
- Can’t make it to a polling place? Find out how to vote by mail in Chicago or how to vote by mail around Illinois.
- Want to vote at a polling place before election day? Find early voting locations in Chicago or find early voting locations throughout Illinois.
- Want to vote on election day? Find your election day polling place in Chicago or find your polling place for all of Illinois.