Election Information


APRIL 6, 2021 Consolidated Election

Key Dates for the April 6, 2021 Election

March 9  -  Voter registration closes for deputy registrars and local election officials

March 10 -  First day of grace period registration and voting

March 21  -  Last day to register to vote by online application

March 22  -  First day of Early Voting

April 1      -  Last day to request a mail ballot

April 5      -  Last day of Early Voting, Last day of grace period registration and voting

April 6      -  Last day mail ballots can be postmarked

April 6      -  Election Day

Voter Registration Information


  • U.S. Citizen
  • At least 18 years old by the general election
  • A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day
  • Any 17 year old citizen who will turn 18 by Election Day can register to vote.

Two forms of identification are needed (one with current address).

Register to vote online, by mail or in-person. Visit the Cook County Clerk’s Office website for more information regarding registering to vote

Election Day Registration

Election day registration will be available in Illinois at selected sites per legislation signed into law on July 1, 2014.

For qualifications and locations visit the Cook County Clerk website.

Election Judges

If you are interested in being an Election Judge, please contact the Cook County Clerk’s Office at 312-603-0965 for more information.