Election & Voter Registration Information

Key Dates for the Upcoming March 19, 2024 Presidential Primary Election

02/20/24   Voter Registration Closes for Deputy Registrars and Local Election Officials

03/03/24   Last Day to Register to Vote by Online Application

03/04/24   First Day of Early Voting

03/14/24   Last Day to Request a Mail Ballot

03/18/24   Last Day of Early Voting

03/19/24   Last Day Mail Ballots can be Postmarked

03/19/24   Election Day

Ways to Vote

Mail Ballot Applications are available at Village Hall from 8 am to 4 pm.  Ways to Vote & Apply Online to receive your ballot at cookcountyclerkil.gov/VoteByMail

Cook County is now offering Permanent Vote By Mail, allowing you to vote by mail in all subsequent elections held in Cook County.

Non-registered voters can register to vote and cast their ballots at all early voting sites. 

Non-registered voters can register to vote at their home precinct (polling place).  Village Hall is not a polling place.

Are you registered to vote? If not, the Village Clerk’s office can help you. We register voters during our regular business hours - Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Voter Registration Qualifications

To register to vote, you must be:

  • A  U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years old by Election Day
  • A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day

Voting Eligibility

You can check your voting eligibility by calling the Cook County Clerk’s automated number at 312-603-0906 or visit the Cook County Clerk website.

If you have questions about your voting status please call the Cook County Clerk’s Office at 312-603-0906.

Required Identification

Two forms of identification are required. Neither needs to be a photo ID, however, one must include your current address. In Illinois, you do not declare affiliation with a political party when you register to vote. In primary elections, you may choose to vote a specific political party ballot on Election Day.

Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Credit Card
  • Employee or Student ID
  • Illinois Driver’s License
  • Illinois State ID
  • Lease or Rental Contract
  • Mail Postmarked to the Applicant
  • Public Aid ID Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Utility Bill in Applicant’s Name
  • Valid U.S. Passport

Online Voter Registration

You can apply to register online using an online application provided by the IL State Board of Elections. You must have a printer or provide an email to complete your online application. To access the online application visit the Cook County Clerk website.

Address Changes

If you have moved within suburban Cook County, you must re-register with your new address. If you move to an address outside suburban Cook County, you must re-register with the local election authority or county clerk.

Name Changes

Voters who legally change their name no longer have to re-register to vote. If you have changed your name, you can vote after updating your information at the polls.

Where to Register

You may register to vote in person anywhere in the State of Illinois that offers voter registration (i.e. Village/City Halls, Township Halls, County Offices). You may also register to vote online or through the mail by downloading a voter registration application.  Register to Vote

Other Locations to Register 

Please call the Rolling Meadows Courthouse and Palatine Township for voter registration hours.