If you are registering for the first time, you should plan on showing “proof of identification” the first time you vote. Proof of identification includes: (1) A current and valid photo identification or (2) A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or government document that
shows your name and address.
Election Day Registration:
You can also register in person (and vote) at your local elections office during the "grace period." The grace period starts 27 days before Election Day and ends on Election Day. Grace Period Voting but this does NOT take place at your regular polling place. Grace Period Voting almost always happens at your Local Election Official's office. Contact your Local Election Official for more information.
To register in Illinois you must: