Voting in Lake County, IL

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Voting and Election Information for Lake County, Illinois

If you don’t know which districts you live in, you may use the Illinois State Board of Elections District and Officials Search to find your elected officials.

For additional assistance, please contact the Lake County Clerk’s Office at 847-377-2400 or cntyclk@lakecountyil.gov

Please note that voter registration is not available at this time via library voter registrars. For more resources about registering to vote, please visit the Lake County Clerk’s Office.

Voting in Lake County, Illinois

Lake County Clerk’s Office
Get answers to your questions about voting in Lake County, Illinois, here, including how to vote by mail, early voting, and where to go to vote.

Vote by Mail November 3, 2020
The Lake County Clerk’s office explains how voting by mail works, and how voters can request and return their vote-by-mail ballots.

Voter Power
Registered voters in Lake County may access personalized voting information, such as polling places, sample ballots, and names of elected officials.

For Voters

Ballotopedia
Ballotpedia is a nonprofit and nonpartisan online political encyclopedia that covers American federal, state, and local politics, elections, and public policy.

Can I Vote?
This web site “was created by state election officials to help eligible voters figure out how and where to go vote” in all 50 states.

Fact Check.org
This site helps voters by “monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.” This site is continually updated, even when it isn’t election season.

Federal Voting Assistance Program
Information on voting for U.S. citizens who live outside the U.S., including uniformed service members.

The Center for Public Integrity
Well-documented investigative research on national and world issues.

Illinois State Board of Elections
The state’s election web site provides results from past elections as well as information on the current candidates.

Illinois State Board of Elections: Find Districts/Officials Using Address
For Illinois voters, this system lets you use your address or rural route number to find your district numbers and the names of your elected officials. Select “By Address” to begin.

League of Women Voters of Illinois
This non-partisan organization encourages both men and women to be active, informed citizens.

On the Issues
Undecided? Try this web sites’s Presidential Vote Match feature to find out how your opinions line up with those of the candidates.

Politics1: Illinois
This site presents non-partisan information on upcoming elections.

Vote 411
This site provides voting information for all 50 states.

VoteSmart
Provides objective information about the candidates and their positions on the issues.