What are the requirements to be eligible to vote in Illinois state and local elections?

Under Illinois law, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the jurisdiction for at least thirty (30) days prior to the election, and at least eighteen years of age or older on the date of the next election. 

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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