2020 Voter Information Guide

Additional Resources and Deadlines

  • TurboVote (lewisu.turbovote.org)
    • Register to Vote
    • Request Absentee Ballot / Vote by Mail
    • Get reminders about upcoming deadlines and elections
    • Find your polling place
    • Using TurboVote

Illinois Online Voter Registration Deadline: October 18
In-Person Registration on Election Day (November 3) with proof of identity and residency

Illinois Absentee Ballot Deadlines:
Request by October 29 (But earlier is better!)
Return by mail: Postmarked by Nov. 3 (Don’t wait to the last minute!)

In-Person Early voting
Sep. 24 - Nov. 2, but dates and hours will vary based on where you live. Check your county Board of Elections for dates, times, and locations.


  • Check your registration status
  • At your county’s Board of Elections website (e.g. Will County, Cook County, or DuPage County) you can:
    • Preview your ballot to find out what offices/candidates you can vote for
    • Request a mail-in ballot
    • Find out your polling place location and where you can vote early
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