REGISTERING TO VOTE
- Must be at least 18 years of age by election day
- Must have been a resident of the precinct for 30 days prior to election day
- Must provide two (2) forms of identification:
Note: The Illinois Election Code defines a resident as someone who has a “permanent abode or dwelling within the precinct.” (10 ILCS 5/3-1)
Registering to Vote:
You can register to vote in-person or by mail, both methods are explained below:
- You may register to vote in-person, at the Henry County Clerk’s Office. We are located in the Henry County Courthouse at 307 W. Center Street, Cambridge, IL 61238. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. – Monday thru Friday.
- Voter registration is available through your precinct committeeperson or by a deputy registrar. Please contact the Henry County Clerk’s Office at (309) 937-3575 to find out how to contact your precinct committeeperson or deputy registrar in your community.
- The following agencies are also qualified to register you to vote:
- Driver’s License Facilities
- City Clerk’s Offices
- You may fill out the change of address form on the back of your voter’s registration card with your signature on it and send it in.
- You may fill out the mail in voter’s registration forms which you can find in any Henry County post office.
- Click here for the Voter Registration Application.
Registration is open all year, except:
- During the 27 days preceding an election
- During the 2nd day following such election
This is pursuant to 10 ILCS 5/4-6.
Please click here to download a PDF of the Voter's Registration Application.