Good Citizenship Starts with Registering to Vote

Next election is the Primary Election on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Everything in our lives is impacted by government policies, rules and regulations from local school boards, city councils, townships and county boards, to judicial circuits, state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. If you aren’t registering your opinions with your vote, others are making the decisions for you. Many have sacrificed their lives to protect our country and our right to vote. Please exercise your right and register today.

To register in Illinois you must:

Voter registration deadlines in Illinois:

Election Day Registration

You can also register in person (and vote) at your local elections office during the “grace period.” The grace period starts 27 days before Election Day and ends on Election Day. Grace Period Voting does NOT take place at your regular polling place. Grace Period Voting almost always happens at your Local Election Office. Contact your Local Election Office for more information.

Clay County Clerk
111 E. Chestnut
Louisville, IL 62858
Edwards County Clerk
50 E. Main, Suite 12
Albion, IL 62806
Effingham County Clerk
101 N. 4th, Suite 201
Effingham, IL 62401
Jasper County Clerk
204 W. Washington, Ste. 2
Newton, IL 62448
Lawrence County Clerk
1100 State Street
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Richland County Clerk
103 W. E. Main Street
Olney, IL 62450
Wabash County Clerk
401 Market Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863
Wayne County Clerk
301 E. Main Street
Fairfield, IL 62837
Mail: PO Box 187
Fairfield, IL 62837
White County Clerk
301 E. Main Street
Carmi, IL 62821    

You may also register to vote on-line. Learn more at:

In addition to exercising your right to vote, I encourage you to learn more about your state government, learn about proposed legislation, and voice your opinions on issues being debated in committees, and monitor live proceedings of the General Assembly by connecting at