Election Day voters in Chicago must vote at their local polling location OR also at one of the 50 Ward Early Voting locations that WILL be open on Election Day, April 4 (runoff day). Unregistered eligible voters can register at their local polling location on Election Day, and then vote that the same day OR they can register at an Early Voting site starting on Monday, March 20.
Determine Your Election Day Polling Location
City of Chicago Voters: Find Your Polling Place in Chicago AND Review Your Sample Ballot
Register to Vote on Election Day
Who Can Register to Vote on Election Day?
Unregistered eligible voters can register at their local polling location on Election Day, and then vote that the same day.
Election Day voters must vote at their local polling location.
In order to register to vote, you must meet these qualifications:
- You must be a United States citizen
- You must be at least 18 years old on or before the next election (OR for a General Primary, must be 17 and will be 18 by the General Election)
- You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days before the next election
- You must not currently be convicted and serving a sentence
- You cannot claim the right to vote anywhere else
What do you need to register to vote?
Bring two forms of identification (one should be a government ID) that prove your name and address.
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