How to Register to Vote?
Qualifications to Register to Vote
To register to vote, you must:
- be a U.S. citizen, and
- be born on or before Nov. 8, 2004, and
- live in your precinct at least 30 days before the election, and
- not claim the right to vote elsewhere; and
- not be in prison/jail serving time for a conviction. (Note: Ex-convicts who have been released from prison/jail and who meet all other requirements listed above are eligible to register and vote in Illinois. Ex-convicts who have been released and are on parole/probation ARE eligible to register and vote in Illinois.)
To learn more about online voter registration, please click the button below.
November 8th General Election Resources
With so much at stake in the upcoming election, it is imperative that we as Black gay/bisexual/same gender loving men be as informed and involved as we possibly can. Thus, we’ve pulled together some virtual resources for our community to mobilize and get involved in the November 8th general election. With this list of complied resources, we hope to stress the importance of exercising our right to vote and, more intentionally, strategies for utilizing our individual and collective voices to effect change throughout our city and state
Where to Vote in Your District?
All 50 Ward Early Voting sites will be open from October 24 through November 8 (Election Day). These sites are open Weekdays from 9:00am to 6:00pm; Saturdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm; Sundays from 10:00am to 4:00pm; and on Election Day (Nov. 8) from 6:00am to 7:00pm.