Voter Registration

The November 3rd Election is fast approaching. The deadline to request a mail in ballot is August 5th.

Below is some useful information on registering to vote or requesting a mail in ballot.

For Lake County Residents:

You can register or you can check on your registration. To fill out a ballot application for mail-in voting you can print out and complete this form [PDF] before mailing it to the Lake County Clerk's office, or you can call the Lake County Clerk's Voting by Mail Department at 847-377-VOTE, or Email your name, address, and date of birth to

For more information for Lake County visit or call 847-377-VOTE

For McHenry County Residents:

You can register directly with the State Board of Elections. You can print out the vote by mail request form [PDF] and mail to the McHenry County Clerk’s office.

For more information for McHenry county visit or call (815) 334-4242