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Voter Information

Voting is a vital part of our Democracy and if only 1 in 3 people vote then what kind of democracy is that! It is time to stop complaining about your elected officials doing a bad job while you refuse to register to vote! Register to vote NOW! 

Links to helpful websites may be found at the bottom of this page!

 

TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN ILLINOIS: 

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the Primary Election and turn 18 on or before the date of the General or Consolidated Election.
  • You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • You must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction.
  • You may not claim the right to vote anywhere else.

 

Directly from the Clerks Office:

1. VOTING INFORMATION

Voter Registration Hot Line: 554-1915

The Vermilion County Clerk serves as the Election Authority for Vermilion County.
The County Clerk's office conducts both voter registration and elections.

In person voter registration is available from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Additional hours are offered close to elections.

There are also many precinct committee persons and deputy registrars who can help with voter registration.

2. VOTING

You must be registered 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.

3. REGISTRATION - Who May Register

To be eligible to register to vote under Illinois law you must be:

1. A Citizen of the United States.

2. 18 Years of age by the date of the next electionday OR are currently 17 and will be 18 by the day of the next
General Election.

3. A resident of the precinct for thirty (30) days by the date of the next election.

4. Present two forms of identification, one of which shows your current address or register to vote by mail.

4a. Paperless Online Voter Registration (POVA)

You may register to vote, change your name or update your address via the link below.

https://ova.elections.il.gov/

4b.Mail-In Registration FormAdobe Acrobat Form

If you are not currently registered 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:

Cathy Jenkins, 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 day OR are currently 17 and will be 18 by the day
of the next General Election.
3. Live in your election precinct at least 30 days before the next election
4. Not be convicted and in jail
5. Not claim the right to vote anywhere else

If you register to vote by mail, the 1st time you vote, you may be asked for I.D. if you have not provided I.D.
information on the mail-in form.

5. REGISTRATION - Where and When You May Register

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 locations.

Registration is closed for the 28-day period immediately preceding each election and reopens two days after each
election. (Exception: Grace Period)

6. REGISTRATION - Maintaining Your Registration

Since the State of Illinois has permanent voter registration, it is not necessary to re-register to vote unless you:

a. Change your name;
b. Move into Vermilion County from another jurisdiction.

However.......

If you move or if your post office changes your address, youmustupdate 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,
online 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
election, except if made under grace period.

 

8.On-Line 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.

On-Line Voter Registration Search

9. Additional Registration Information

Registration closes 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, Sunday and holiday hours or registration at special events.

 

10. Grace Period

Grace Period Registration and voting are available from the day after voter registration closes through election day,
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 a ballot by mail.

 

 

 

 

 

Register to vote online at: https://ova.elections.il.gov/

Disabled Voter? https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_disabled_voter.htm

Foreign Born Citizen? https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_foreignborn_voter.htm

How to obtain voter info? https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_obtain_voterinfo.htm

Election Results: https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_election.htm

Becoming an Election Judge: https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_judgeinfo.htm

Voter/Precinct Maps: https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_voter_maps.htm

Clerk Office Contact Info: https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_contact.htm

Clerks Website for General View: https://www.vercounty.org/coclerk_main.htm


District 1 to Elect Connor Gilonske
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