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Voter Registration & Information

The 2018 General Election Tuesday, November 6

The deadline to register to vote at the library has ended. However, you may still register to vote through grace period registration, effective October 10 through Election Day.  If you go to the Kane County Clerk's Office or Aurora satellite location to register, you will have to cast your ballot at the same time.

Residents can still fill out an online application to vote through October 21.

Early voting locations are open across Illinois.

Voter registration requirements:

  • United States citizen
  • 18 years or older by the time of the next election date
  • Resident of his/her voting precinct for 30 days prior to the next election

To register, simply bring in two forms of identification – one with your current name and address. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Current Illinois driver’s license
  • Illinois state ID
  • Employee or student ID
  • Credit card
  • Social Security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Utility bill in applicant’s name
  • Mail postmarked to the applicant
  • Valid U.S. Passport
  • Lease or contract for residence
  • Public Aid identification card
  • Union/professional association membership card
  • Credit card

Note: naturalized citizens must also know the date and location of their naturalization.

For more information, visit the Kane County Clerk’s website:

Links to Additional Voting and Election Resources

Are you already registered to vote? 

Absentee voting information 

Locate your representative 

League of Women Voters of Central Kane County 

Vote Easy - Learn where every candidate stands on the most important issues of the upcoming

Open Secrets - An additional resource for identifying a candidate’s campaign contributions

Illinois State Board of Elections

2018 Candidate's Guide

Registering to Vote in Illinois

Congressional Digest