Election Day voters must vote at their local polling location.  Unregistered eligible voters can register at their local polling location on Election Day, and then vote that the same day (Learn More). 

Determine Your Election Day Polling Location

City of Chicago Voters

Cook County Voters

Outside of Chicago 

Find Your Polling Place in Chicago 

 

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.  Find your polling location above

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 you need to register to vote

Bring with you 2 forms of ID with you that prove your name and address.