Select staff members can register voters. Please contact the Poplar Creek Public Library at (630) 837-6800 to make sure that a registrar is on duty before you make a trip.

 

 

Deadlines

2016 General Election

  • Last day to register to vote: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
  • Grace period registration: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Registration will resume: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Eligibility

To be eligible to register to vote, a person must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be at least 18 yrs. of age by election day; 17 yrs. of age to vote in a General Primary if individual will be 18 as of the following General Election;
  • Reside in the precinct for 30 days prior to the next election.

 

 

Be sure to bring 2 acceptable forms of ID when you register to vote.

Acceptable Forms of ID

In accord with [10 ILCS 5/4-10. 5-9, 6-37] …The deputy registrar shall require the applicant to furnish two (2) forms of identification, and except in the case of a homeless individual, one of which must include his or her current residential address. These forms of identification shall include but are not limited to any of the following:

  • Driver's License / State Identification Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Public Aide Identification Card
  • Current Utility Bill
  • Employee Identification Card
  • Student Identification Card
  • Lease or contract for residence
  • Credit Card
  • Civic Membership Card
  • Union Membership Card
  • Professional Association Membership Card

If the applicant does not have the above forms of identification, we may accept their current and valid photo identification, a current bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter.

The registration officer must require a homeless individual to furnish evidence of his use of the mailing address stated. A mailing address of a homeless individual may include, but is not limited to, a shelter, a day shelter, or a private residence. This use may be demonstrated by a piece of mail addressed to that individual and received at that mailing address. [10ILCS 5/3-2, 4-10, 5-9, 6-35. 6-37]

 


 

NEW! Illinois Online Voter Application State Board of Election

Online voter registration was created by Public Act 98-115.

Click on the link to be redirected to the Illinois State Board of Elections website. Illinois Online Voter Application.