David Orr, Cook County Clerk

Register to Vote

Registering to vote has never been easier or more convenient. You can register online, in person or you can download registration forms and register through the mail.

1. Online

If you have an Illinois driver's license or state ID, you may register online through the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

2. PDF

If you don't have a driver's license or state ID, fill out a form online, print, sign and mail it in.

3. Paper

Download a mail-in voter registration card:

   English        Spanish
   Hindi            Chinese
   Korean         Polish

4. In person

Eligible suburban Cook County residents can also register to vote in person with a certified registrar by going to:

Voter Registration Video

Registro de Votantes del Condado Cook

Registration Information


If you change your name, you must re-register. If you register at a public service agency, any information regarding the agency that assisted you will remain confidential as will any decision not to register.


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