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Residents 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. 

For the Primary Election on Tuesday, March 20th, the last day to register at the library will be Tuesday, February 20th.  Voter Registration at the library will reopen on Thursday, March 22nd

Early Voting for Kane County residents is available at the Main Library on the Second Floor.

Monday, March 5 - Friday March 9th
Saturday, March 10
Sunday, March 11
Monday, March 12 - Friday, March 16 
Saturday, March 17
Sunday, March 18
Monday, March 19
9 am -5 pm
9 am - 2 pm
Noon - 4 pm
9 am -7 pm 
9 am -6 pm
Noon - 5 pm
9 am -4 pm

Election Day

Tuesday, March 20 Polls open 6 am – 7 pm
Voting at the Main Library for Designated Kane County Precincts Only

Grace period registration is available through the county clerk's office.
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?
     Voting by Mail

Cook County Elections
      Are You Registered in Cook County?
      Voting by Mail

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