Registering is the first step in exercising your right to vote.
Register now! If you have an Illinois state ID or driver’s license, you can register to vote online. If you don’t have an Illinois state ID or driver’s license, but you are a citizen who lives in Illinois, you can register to vote by mail by filling out this form.
For general information about voting and elections in Illinois, please visit: http://elections.il.gov/InfoForVoters.aspx. For additional detailed information about voting and elections in Chicago, please visit: chicagoelections.com.
National Voter Registration Day
Each September, thousands of groups and individuals across the country take part in National Voter Registration Day. This non-partisan event works to register voters, mobilize volunteers, educate individuals, and encourage civic participation. During UIC’s National Voter Registration Day event, the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement helps register voters and provides information about upcoming elections.