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Voter's Guide

Registering to vote, upcoming elections, and nonpartisan resources for voters.


Upcoming Election


  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020: General Election — election of federal, state, and county officials

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Register to Vote




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Government Sites for Voters

Common Voting & Election Terms: A glossary from defining common terms. Especially helpful for new voters.

Election Calendar: Includes all upcoming election dates for Lake County, Illinois, voters.

Federal Voting Assistance Program: Voting assistance for military service members, their families, and U.S. citizens overseas.

Illinois Board of Elections: A quick and easy way to find candidate filings and general election information, and to verify if you are registered to vote in Illinois.

Lake County Clerk’s Office Voter Services: The official website of the Lake County Clerk; includes answers to frequently asked questions like “Who can register to vote?” and “Where do I vote?”

Lake County Voter Information: Get answers to frequently asked questions.

Lake County Voter Power: View your sample ballot, districts, voting site, and a copy of your voter registration card by providing some basic information (name, date of birth, etc.).

Special Voter Circumstances: Useful information on how to vote in a variety of circumstances including from a hospital or nursing home.