Prepare for the 2020 Election
Register to vote
Online: https://ova.elections.il.gov/ *You can also change your voter registration address.
Eligible suburban Cook County residents can also register to vote in person with a certified registrar by going to:
An Illinois Secretary of State's drivers license facility. You can register to vote when you obtain or renew your driver’s license or state identification card at any of the license facilities. Registration is also available at other state government offices, including public assistance offices and military recruitment offices.
Deputy registrars: Trained volunteer deputy registrars may register you to vote.
Not sure if you're registered? Check your status at:
Vote by Mail - Request an Application - NOW
Request a Vote by Mail application at https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/agency/vote-mail
Register to Vote:
(Online) Now - Oct. 18
(Paper/PDF) Now - Postdated by Oct. 6
(In Person) Now - Oct. 6
Submit a Vote By Mail Ballot application: Now - five days before the election
Vote by Mail Ballots begin mailing out: Sept. 24
In Person Early Voting: Sept. 24 - Nov. 2
Election Day: Nov. 3