Grace Period Registration
If you miss the Feb. 20 deadline to register by mail, Early Voting & Registration will available from Feb. 21 through March 19.

Any voter who is registering or updating a registration at a Chicago address will cast a ballot during the same visit.


Already registered to vote? Not sure?
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.
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.


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 Nov. 6, 2000, 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

Feb. 21 - March 4 - Early Voting & Registration ONLY at Loop Super Site at 16 W. Adams (NEW LOCATION)
   Wed., Feb. 21-Sat., Feb. 24: 9 am-5 pm - only at 16 W. Adams
   Sun., Feb. 25: 10 am-4 pm - only at 16 W. Adams
   Mon., Feb. 26-Sat., March 3: 9 am-5 pm - only at 16 W. Adams
   Sun., March 4: 10 am-4 pm - only at 16 W. Adams

March 5-March 19 - Early Voting & Registration at 51 locations listed below
   Mon., March 5 - Sat., March 10: 9 am-5 pm
   Sun., March 11: 10 am-4 pm
   Mon., March 12 - Fri., March 16: 9 am-7 pm
   Sat., March 17: 9 am-5 pm
   Sun., March 18: 10 am-4 pm
   Mon., March 19: 9 am-5 pm (The six "permanent sites" will remain open thru 7 pm on March 19.)

Loop Super Site/Election Board Annex (NEW LOCATION) 16 W Adams (On March 19, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)
Ward 1    Goldblatt's Bldg     1615 W Chicago
Ward 2    Near North Library    310 W Division
Ward 3    Hall Branch Library    4801 S Michigan
Ward 4    King Community Ctr.    4314 S Cottage Grove (On March 19, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)
Ward 5    Jackson Park    6401 S Stony Island
Ward 6    Dist. 3 Police Station    7040 S Cottage Grove
Ward 7    Jeffrey Manor Library    2401 E 100th St
Ward 8    Olive Harvey College    10001 S Woodlawn
Ward 9    Palmer Park    201 E 111th St
Ward 10    Vodak/Eastside Library    3710 E 106th St
Ward 11    Dist. 9 Police Station    3120 S Halsted
Ward 12    McKinley Park    2210 W Pershing
Ward 13    West Lawn Park    4233 W 65th St
Ward 14    Archer Heights Library    5055 S Archer
Ward 15    Gage Park    2411 W 55th St
Ward 16    Lindbloom Park    6054 S Damen
Ward 17    Thurgood Marshall Library    7506 S Racine
Ward 18    Wrightwood Ashburn Library    8530 S Kedzie
Ward 19    Mount Greenwood Park    3721 W 111th St (On March 19, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)
Ward 20    Bessie Coleman Library    731 E 63rd St
Ward 21    Foster Park    1440 W 84th St
Ward 22    Toman Library    2708 S Pulaski
Ward 23    Clearing Branch Library    6423 W 63rd Pl
Ward 24    St. Agatha Parish    3147 W Douglas Blvd
Ward 25    Chinatown Library    2100 S Wentworth
Ward 26    Humboldt Pk Library    1605 N Troy
Ward 27    Union Park    1501 W Randolph
Ward 28    W. Side Learning Ctr    4624 W Madison  (On March 19, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)
Ward 29    Amundsen Park    6200 W Bloomingdale
Ward 30    Kilbourn Park    3501 N Kilbourn
Ward 31    Portage Cragin Library    5108 W Belmont
Ward 32    Bucktown-Wicker Park Library    1701 N Milwaukee
Ward 33    McFetridge Sports Ctr    3843 N California
Ward 34    W Pullman Library    830 W 119th
Ward 35    NEIU El Centro    3390 N Avondale
Ward 36    West Belmont Library    3104 N Narragansett
Ward 37    West Chicago Av Library    4856 W Chicago
Ward 38    Hiawatha Park    8029 W Forest Preserve
Ward 39    North Park Vill. Admin.    5801 N Pulaski
Ward 40    Budlong Woods Library    5630 N Lincoln
Ward 41    Roden Library    6083 N Northwest Highway (On March 19, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)
Ward 42    Museum/Brdcst Communications    360 N State
Ward 43    Lincoln Park Library    1150 W Fullerton
Ward 44    John Merlo Library    644 W Belmont
Ward 45    Dist. 16 Police Station    5151 N Milwaukee
Ward 46    Truman College    1145 W Wilson
Ward 47    Welles Park    2333 W Sunnyside (On March 19, this site will remain open thru 7 pm.)
Ward 48    Edgewater Library    6000 N Broadway
Ward 49    Pottawattomie Park    7340 N Rogers
Ward 50    Warren Park    6601 N Western

University Early Voting & Registration - To be open March 14-16, 10 am-5 pm
    Chicago State Univ.    9501 S M L King Dr
    UIC Student Center    750 S Halsted
    Northeastern Ill. Univ.    5500 N St Louis