Grace Period Registration
If you miss the Jan. 31 deadline to register by mail, Early Voting & Registration will available from Feb. 1 through Feb. 27.

Any voter who is registering or updating a registration at an address in the 4th Ward will cast a ballot during the same visit.


Already registered to vote? Not sure? Check here.

If you need to register for the first time, or file an address update, or file a name change, visit the Early Voting & Registration sites during the hours listed below:

Qualifications to Register to Vote
To register to vote, you must:
 - be a U.S. citizen, and
 - be born on or before Feb. 28, 1999, and
 - live in your precinct at least 30 days before the election, and
 - not claim the right to vote elsewhere, and
 - not be in prison/jail serving time for a conviction.
(Note: Ex-convicts who have completed their sentences and who are no longer incarcerated are eligible to vote in Illinois.)

NOTE: A voter who needs to register OR file a change of address OR file a change of name during Early Voting & Registration needs to show 
two forms of ID, one of which showing the voter's current address.

Locations & Hours

Chicago Election Board - 69 W Washington St, Sixth Floor
Thurs., Jan. 19-Sat., Jan. 21: 9 am to 5 pm
Sun., Jan. 22: 10 am to 4 pm
Mon., Jan. 23-Sat., Jan. 28: 9 am to 5 pm
Sun., Jan. 29: 10 am to 4 pm
Mon., Jan. 30-Sat., Feb. 4: 9 am to 5 pm
Sun., Feb. 5: 10 am to 4 pm
Mon., Feb. 6-Sat., Feb. 11: 9 am to 5 pm
Sun., Feb. 12: 10 am to 4 pm
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Chicago Election Board - 69 W Washington St, Sixth Floor - AND -
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4314 S Cottage Grove

Mon., Feb. 13-Sat., Feb. 18: 9 am to 5 pm
Sun., Feb. 19: 10 am to 4 pm
Mon., Feb. 20-Fri., Feb. 24: 9 am to 7 pm
Sat., Feb. 25: 9 am to 5 pm
Sun., Feb. 26: 10 am to 4 pm
Mon., Feb. 27: 9 am to 7 pm

Click here to enter your address and name to check your registration status.
Click here to enter your address only to find where you would register and vote on Election Day, Feb. 28.
Click here for a list of acceptable forms of ID (including pay stubs, bank statements, utility bills) that voters may use to Register at Early Voting or on Election Day.