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Voter Registration Update

To vote in Illinois:

  • You must be a United Stated Citizen.
  • You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General Election.
  • You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • Not be convicted and in jail.
  • Not claim the right to vote anywhere else.

  • You can quickly and easily register to vote online, if you have a valid Illinois driver's license or state ID: visit www.elections.il.gov.

    If you don't have these forms of identification: visit: www.cookcountyclerk.com/elections/registertovote/Pages/default.aspx

    If you have moved or changed your name, you must re-register to vote.

    The American Association of Persons with Disabilities (AADP) strongly advocates that all people with disabilities fully participate in the political process, including registering to vote.

    Please call the River Forest Township Clerk's office with any questions:

    708.771.6159 x234
    Township Clerk
    Abby Schmelling, River Forest Township Clerk

    708.771.6159 x234

    The Township Clerk maintains all records for the township, conducts voter registration and assists with local elections. Call if you have any questions.

    Are you registered to vote?
    Have you moved recently -- even within the community? Turned 18? Need absentee ballot forms for college students or applications for handicapped voting? Voter registration is the most important service that our Township Clerk provides.

    Verify Voter Registration Status and Polling Place: New Smartphone App
    The Cook County Clerk's Office has launched a smartphone app which you can use to verify your voter registration status and polling place. Click here for details. You can also verify your status at www.cookcountyclerk.com/elections.

    Mail (Absentee) Voting

    For those unable to vote in person, Mail Voting is available.  You must first send in a Mail Ballot Application in order to receive a Mail Ballot.  Mail Ballots must be postmarked by the day before the Election. See www.cookcountyclerk.com/elections for details.

    Items of Interest:
    Absentee Voting In Illinois

    Registering to Vote in Illinois

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