In the upcoming election, voters choose local leaders such as municipal mayors, school board members, and park district and library commissioners.
All registered voters in Lake County may request a vote-by-mail ballot, which allows you to vote from the comfort of your own home. Request your ballot no later than April 1:
VISIT LakeVoterPower.info, OR
CALL 847-377-2406, OR
EMAIL your name, date of birth, and address to VotingbyMail@lakecountyil.
Ballots will be printed and mailed beginning March 12.
CHECK to see if you're registered to vote at your current Lake County address
To register, you must
Common Voting & Election Terms: A glossary from usa.gov 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 districts, voting site, and a copy of your voter registration certificate by providing basic information (name, date of birth, etc.).
Poll-watchers: Poll-watchers are official election process observers in voting sites before, during, and after voting on Election Day. A poll-watcher must have proper credentials, issued by the County Clerk, in order to observe at a voting site. Those credentials are checked by election workers at each site.
Special Voter Circumstances: Useful information on how to vote in a variety of circumstances including from a hospital or nursing home.