Registration is open all year throughout the County except during the 27 days preceding an election and reopens the second day following an election.
October 9, 2018 is the deadline to register with one of the Library's deputy registrars for the November 2018 election. For more information on deadlines for the November 6, 2018 election, please click here.
Grace Period Voter Registration: After registration closes, grace period registration is available at the Lake County Clerk’s office in Waukegan. Beginning 15 days before Election Day, grace registration is available at any Early Voting Site. Grace registration is also available on Election Day at the Polling Place for your current address.
Where can I register to vote? You can register to vote online, by mail, or in-person.
- Online Voter Registration
- Voter Registration by Mail
- In-Person Registration: Available at the Lake County Clerk’s Office, the Ela Township Office, Village Offices, and the Ela Library. Please call ahead to confirm voter registrar availability (Official Places of Voter Registration).
For further information visit the Lake County Clerk's Office website or call 847/377-2406.