How to Vote

Check registration

You can vote in Illinois if:

  • You are a U.S. citizen.
  • You are at least 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election (June 28) and turn 18 on or before the date of the General Election (November 8).
  • You have lived in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • You are not currently in jail/prison. If you have a felony on record and have already served your time, you can still vote.
  • You are not claiming the right to vote anywhere else.

Register if needed

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Plan your vote

Ways you can vote:
  • Mail-in ballots
    Illinois is a no-excuse vote by mail state, permitting all registered voters to safely cast a ballot from home. 
  • Early in-person voting
    Cast your ballot early and in person beginning in every ward on Monday, October 24, 2022.
  • In-person voting on Election Day
    The General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2022 and a state holiday. Polls are open from 6 am – 7 pm.

Nearby Early Voting Locations:

  • 40th Ward
    Budlong Woods Library, 5630 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • 44th Ward
    Merlo Library, 644 W. Belmont Ave.
  • 46th Ward
    Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave.
  • 47th Ward
    Conrad Sulzer Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave.
  • 48th Ward
    Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway

Early Voting Hours:

  • Weekdays: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Election Day (November 8th): 6:00 am – 7:00 pm

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