Voter Registration

Traditional deputy registrars are available to accept voter registration applications at most municipal or township offices, libraries, and at the Lake County Clerk’s office. Citizens can now also register online, by mail, during early voting, or on Election Day. Requirements and locations

Illinois residents may also register to vote online via the Illinois State Board of Elections voter registration portal Click here.

Registration Requirements

You must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • 18 years of age by the date of the next election
  • A resident of your Lake County precinct address for 30 days immediately prior to an election

To register two forms of identification are required

  • At least one of the two forms must show your name and current address
  • Only one piece of identification may be a piece of mail for a contractual service addressed and delivered to you

Voting Options

Voting by mail, early, or on Election Day allows the voter choose the option that best suits their busy schedule and lifestyle. More information >>

Voter Power

Registered voters can log on to find one-click personalized voting information

  • Confirm you are registered with current name and address
  • Print a sample ballot prior to Election Day
  • Submit required application to receive a ballot by mail
  • Track Clerk’s receipt of ballot, if voting by mail
  • Find Election Day and early voting site locations including driving directions and map
  • Find current representative districts and elected officials