Tuesday, October 9 is the last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2012 Presidential Election. If you are a first time voter or registering to vote for the first time in Glencoe, below please find helpful voter registration information.
To register to vote, you must be:
- A U.S. citizen
- At least 18 years old by Election Day
- A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day
You also must display two pieces of identification. Neither needs to be a photo ID, but one must include your current address. Acceptable forms of ID include:
- Illinois driver's license
- Illinois state ID
- Employee or student ID
- Credit card
- Social security card
- Birth certificate
- Utility bill in applicant's name
- Mail postmarked to the applicant
- Valid U.S. passport
- Public aid ID card
- Lease or rental contract
In Illinois, you do not declare affiliation with a political party when you register to vote. In primary elections, you may choose to vote a specific political party ballot on Election Day.
WHERE AND HOW TO REGISTER
In-Person with a Certified Registrar
Eligible voters can register to vote in person by visiting:
Mail-in Application Form
You can complete a mail-in voter application form and return it to the Cook County Clerk's office. When submitting a voter registration application:
Click here to access the Illinois Voter Registration Application.
For additional information including sample ballots and registration status/polling location look-up, please visit the Cook County Clerk's website at www.cookcountyclerk.com or call 312-603-5656.