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League of Women Voters of Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove-Wheeling-Prospect Heights-Elk Grove Village
9 South Elmhurst Rd.
PO Box 318,
Prospect Heights IL, 60070
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The Illinois Primary Election is June 28th!
Make Your Plan to Vote

Go to IllinoisVoterGuide.org to find all the nonpartisan information you need to be an informed voter. The first step in your plan is to make sure you are registered. The second is to know where and when to vote. Check out the calendar below or print your own. Questions? Contact voterservice@lwvil.org

March 30:   First day to apply for vote by mail ballot.  

May 19:   First day for early voting at the office of the election authority. 

May 19:   First day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a registered voter within the United States.

June 1–June 28:   Grace period registration and voting at election authority and polling sites.

June 12:   Last day for voters to register to vote online. Grace period registration is available at election authority and early voting sites.

June 13:   First day of early voting at permanent polling places other than the office of the election authority.  

June 23:   Last day for election authority to receive an application to vote by mail.

June 28:   General Primary Election Polls open 6:00 am–7:00 pm
 

Online Voter Resources

Click the icons below to be directed to resources.

The Illinois State Board of Elections provides an easy way to check your personal voter registration status.


The Illinois State Board of Elections provides an online way to register to vote. You need your IL driver’s license/state ID number and the last 4 digits of your social security number.



The Cook County Clerk's Office provides an online way to request a mail ballot. Alternatively, there’s a form to download, fill out, and mail to the Clerk’s Office.


The Illinois State Board of Elections provides an online way to find your local polling place. Remember that early voting sites may be available to you as well.


Use the Illinois Voter Guide to plan your ballot.

Register to Vote


You can vote in upcoming elections if:

 - You are a U.S. Citizen
 - You are 18 years old by the day of the upcoming election
 - You've lived in your precinct at least one month before the upcoming election

BY MAIL

Pick up a form at the library or go to www.cookcountyclerkil.gov/agency/register-vote to download the registration form and print it out.

If you don’t have these forms of ID, leave blank the sections asking for your driver’s license/state ID number and last 4 digits of your social security number.

Complete the rest of this form and mail it in. Include a copy of any of the Acceptable Forms of ID or bring any of the Acceptable Forms of ID with you the first time you vote.

IN PERSON

Visit any Village Hall, library, or the Cook County Clerk’s Office at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse. Bring two of the Acceptable Forms of ID.

AT EARLY VOTING - OR - ON ELECTION DAY

Register to vote at all early voting sites. Bring two Acceptable Forms of ID.

Register to vote on election day at your polling place. Bring two Acceptable Forms of ID.

Find your polling place at www.cookcountyclerk.com/service/your-voter-information.

Acceptable Forms of ID to register to vote:

 - Passport
 - Military ID
 - Driver’s License or State ID
 - School/Work ID
 - Vehicle registration card
 - Lease, mortgage or deed
 - Credit or debit card
 - Social Security card
 - Medicare, Medicaid or Insurance card
 - Union or professional membership card
 - LINK/Public Aid/DHS card
 - Illinois FOID card
 - The following mail addressed to you:
 >Bill, School Transcript or Report Card
 >Bank or Pension Statement
 >Pay Stub
 >Utility, Medical or Insurance Bill
 >Official mail from any government agency


Our Voter Information Activities

Birthday Envelopes:
Every student turning 18 in local high schools receives a gift congratulating them on their right to vote and encouraging them to vote!

Candidate Forums:
LWV-AH-MP-BG hosts impartial forums that are free and open to the public to allow the community to hear directly from candidates in upcoming elections.

Get Out The Vote (GOTV):
Voting is the most powerful way to have your voice heard, to stand up for what matters to you most and to impact the issues affecting you, your community, and the future. Help us to Get Out The Vote!

Mock Elections:
Mock elections are designed to mimic real elections and are used to teach students or new voters about the election process. We help facilitate mock elections at local schools, libraries and, other community organizations.

Stroll to the Polls:
Stroll to the Polls encourages the community to get out and vote by teaming up with local high school students and going door to door to engage with our neighbors.

Voter Registration:
LWV-AH-MP-BG registers voters and conducts voter registrar training throughout the year in partnership with area libraries, places of worship, schools, and other places where individuals gather.