Don’t forget to register to vote for the upcoming election! YOUR VOICE MATTERS!
To vote In Illinois:
- You must be a United States Citizen.
- You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General Election.
- You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
- Not be convicted and in jail.
- Not claim the right to vote anywhere else.
In the state of Illinois, your right to vote is automatically restored upon release from prison or jail, and people on parole or probation can vote. Ex-offenders should re-register to vote.
Unsure who to vote for in the upcoming election?
http://www.isidewith.com/ is a great website and tool to learn more about the candidates running in the election. The website gives great resources, surveys, quizzes and links to help you decide who you may want to vote for in the upcoming election.
Not sure if you are registered to vote?
Check out https://ova.elections.il.gov/ to learn more and get started.
“Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.”
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
We encourage EVERYONE to register and vote in this upcoming election. Your choice helps determine the future of our country.