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2751 W. Bowes Rd. Elgin, IL 60124
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Voter Registration & Information

American flagResidents of the State of Illinois may register to vote at the first floor Registration Desk when the library is open. 

Please have two forms of identification with you, one with your current address.  Naturalized citizens should know the date and place of their naturalization. [Voter Registration is closed 30 days before an election.]

If you have any questions please contact the Registration Desk at 847-429-4597.

Local Voting Information

Kane County Elections
     Are You Registered in Kane County?
     Absentee Voting

Cook County Elections
      Are You Registered in Cook County?
      Absentee Voting

Find Your Representatives

Project Vote Smart
Unsure of who your representatives are? Project Vote Smart will provide the federal and state representatives for your area.

Campaigning

Influence Explorer
Learn about your candidate's contribution sources. The Influence Reporter from the Sunlight Foundation, provides a breakdown of campaign contribution from Political Action Committees (PAC) to candidates.

Open Secrets
An extensive site that will show you a breakdown of campaign contributions to political candidates and from organizations.

Voting

League of Women Voters - Elgin Area
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government.

Vote Easy
Project Vote Smart Brings us Vote Easy, a site that will quickly show which candidate's views you agree with.

Organizer's Guide to Election Administration
The basics for how to vote, poling place information, and what to expect on election day.