Who can vote in Illinois?

  • You must be a United States Citizen.

  • You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General Election.

  • You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.

  • You must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction.

  • You may not claim the right to vote anywhere else.

How can you register to vote?


Champaign county Residents

Find your polling place here.



You can register to vote in Champaign County!
All you need is a State ID or Driver's License with a Champaign County address. You must register by October 9, 2018. Find out how here.

What do you need to register to vote in Illinois?

  • Your full legal name

  • Your current address

  • A form of identification to confirm your citizenship and eligibility with one of the following:

    • State-issued license number,

    • State-issued ID number,

    • Last 4 digits of your Social Security Number

  • Signature that verifies your identity

How can you find out if you are registered to vote?