Registering to Vote | Voting Rights | Voter Responsibilities

Legal Resources: Voting

A properly registered and qualified voter has the important right to vote for the candidates of his or her choice on Election Day.

That privilege comes with a number of other rights. How...


What does the law require in terms of voting in national and local elections?

To vote you must be:

  • Eighteen or older (If you will turn 18 fewer than 30 days prior to the...

Voting is an important part of American citizenship and a fundamental right and privilege in a democracy. This privilege also comes with numerous responsibilities, according to the Illinois State...


By law, any U.S. citizen over the age of 18, who has resided in the jurisdiction for 30 days prior to the election and has registered to vote, is eligible to vote in Illinois.



Q: What are the requirements for voting?

A: You must be 18 or older, a U.S. citizen and a resident of Illinois for 30 days before the election. However, if you have been an...


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