Lake County Election and Voting Information


Click here for updated Election information as of 3/13/18.


General Primary Election, March 20th, 2018, 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


February 16thVoting by MailBallots will be mailed out – applications are accepted now.

February 20th – Voter Registration closes.

February 21st – March 2nd – Grace period Registration at Lake County Clerk’s Office, 18 N. County       St., Room 101,   Waukegan, IL  60085, 847-377-2400, Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

March 5th – March 17thEarly voting begins. Closest Early Voting Site for Hainesville is:

Round Lake Village Hall, 442 N. Cedar Lake Road, Round Lake 847-546-5400, Hours are                            Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

March 15thLast day to request a ballot by mail.

March 17th – Last day for early voting at non-state mandated sites.  (Antioch Twp. Office, Ela Twp. Office, Fremont Township Highway Department, Highland Park Police Station, Lake Barrington Village Hall, Lake County Central Permit Facility, Lake Forest City Hall, Round Lake Village Hall, William E. Peterson Park, West Deerfield Twp. Office, Zion City Hall)

March 19th  Last day for early voting at State mandated extended hour sites. (Gurnee Village Hall, Jane Addams Center, Lake County Clerk’s Office, Lake County Courthouse and Administrative Complex, North Chicago City Hall)

March 20th – ELECTION DAY (All Hainesville residents vote at Hainesville Village Hall)

March 22nd  – Voter registration reopens

Future Election Dates

Voter Registration
You can register to vote at the (insert your location here i.e. Village Hall. Police Station, etc.) located at (123 Main St, Waukegan, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.) If you move or change your name, you must re-register.

For dates, requirements, and other voter registration options, follow the County Clerk’s Voter Registration link or call 847.377.2410.

Voting Options
Vote your way — by mail, early, or on Election Day. Visit the Clerk’s site for specifics or call 847.377.2406.

Do You Have Voter Power?
Registered voters can log on to LakeVoterPower.info for one-click personalized voting information

  • Confirmation of registration status, name, and address
  • Print a sample ballot, when available
  • Ballot by mail application
  • Track clerk’s receipt of your voted by mail ballot
  • Dates, hours, driving directions, and map for early and Election Day voting sites
  • Your representative districts
  • Your elected officials and contact information

Candidate Power
If you want to be a candidate for a Lake County office, visit LakeCandidatePower.info for procedures on petition filing, campaign disclosure, and requesting voter history.

For additional candidate information, including how to register a political committee, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website at http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx

Lake County’s Election Results
All mailed, early voted, and Election Day ballots will be posted online after the Election Day polls close at 7 p.m.

Carla N. Wyckoff, Lake County Clerk
18 N. County Street, Room 101
Waukegan, IL 60085