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Voting & Elections

The Cook County Clerk's office is the chief election authority for more than 120 towns and villages in suburban Cook County. Visit the County's website to access all available information regarding voting and elections. 

Your Voter Information

The Cook County Clerk's Office provides an online voter information tool to check your registration status, polling place, elected officials and more.

Register to Vote

Please click here to register to vote online.

In order to register or change your voter registration at Village Hall, please note that Village employees will be assisting you using the online tool noted above, which requires entering the following information:

  • Your Illinois Driver's License or Illinois State ID number.
  • Date the license or ID was issued.
  • The last four digits of your social security number.
  • Your birth date.

If you do not have a driver’s license, State ID card or social security number, you can obtain a manual registration form and you must mail with this application, either (i) a copy of a current and valid photo identification, or (ii) a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter. If you do not provide the information required above, then you will be required to provide election officials with either (i) or (ii) described above the first time you vote in person or prior to voting by mail.

Early registration is closed by Cook County law 30 days before an election and for five days after an election.

On Election Day, voters who are not registered to vote can register and vote at their home precinct only. Any voter who is not registered and needs to know where to go to register and vote on Election Day can utilize the Clerk’s online Your Voter Information Tool to find their proper polling place by address or birthday. Voters planning on registering to vote or updating their address on Election Day must bring two pieces of identification to register, one with a current address.

Ways to Vote

Early Voting

Early voting is open to all registered voters whether or not you will be out of town on Election Day. You may early vote at Maybrook Square (located east of 1st Avenue north of the Eisenhower Expressway in Maywood) or any other Cook County early voting site.

Check the Cook County Clerk's website for early voting locations.

College Student Voting

Check the Campus Voter Project to view options for voting.