You must be registered with your
County Clerk in order to vote in all elections. Polls on all election
days are open from: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Your precinct number and polling place are shown on your voter
identification card. If you need assistance in determining
your polling place, call your Voter Registration Hotline at: (217)
554-1915 or (217) 554-1908.
3. Registration - Who May
To be eligible to register to
vote under Illinois law you must be:
A Citizen of the United States
18 Years of age by the date of the next election
A resident of the precinct for thirty (30) days by the date of the next election
Present two forms of identification, one of which shows your
or register to vote by mail.
Adobe Acrobat Form
If you are not
to vote, or if you wish to change your name or address, you may
print off the Mail-In Registration form. Please fill in the
information on the form and mail to:
Lynn Foster, County Clerk, 6 North Vermilion
Street, Danville, IL 61832
To register you must:
1. Be a United States citizen
2. Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
3. Live in your election precinct at least 30 days before the
4. Not be convicted and in jail
5. Not claim the right to vote anywhere else
If you register to vote by mail, you must vote in person the
first time you vote, and provide identification.
Alternatively you may mail a photocopy of a government issued
picture I.D. with your registration application.
5. Where and When You May
You may register to vote
at the office of your County Clerk. You also may register at
the driver's license examination stations in Tilton and Hoopeston,
most municipal and township offices, and many other community and
workplace sites. Contact your County Clerk for additional
Registration is closed for the 28-day period immediately preceding
each election and reopens two days after each election.
(Exception: Grace Period)
6. Maintaining Your Registration
Since the State of Illinois has
permanent voter registration, it is not necessary to re-register to vote unless
Change your name;
Move into Vermilion County
from another jurisdiction.
If you move or if your post
office changes your address, you must update your registration to
reflect the change.
7. Change of Address
If you have moved within the
jurisdiction of your County Clerk you may update your voter registration by
mail or in person at any voter registration site. Such notice may be
given by filling out the reverse of your voter identification card and
returning it to your County Clerk.
Changes of address must be
received by the County Clerk postmarked no later than 28 days prior to any
Voter Registration Search
We offer the option to check your voter
registration status online. Simply enter your name and date of birth. You will be
able to view your current voter registration address, polling place,
and address of polling place.
9. Additional Registration Information
28 days before each election. The office traditionally opens from 9-12 on
the four Saturdays preceding this close. Registration reopens two (2)
days after each election. (Exception: Grace Period)
Check with our
office on available Saturday hours or registration at special events.
10. Grace Period
Grace Period Registration and voting are available from the day
after voter registration closes until 7 days prior to an
election, at the County Clerk's office. Two forms of
identification are required, at least one of which includes the
voter's current address. The voter may vote in person at
that time, or be sent an absentee ballot by mail.