17-Year-Old Voting in Illinois

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Tools, Tips, and Information about 17-year-old Voting in Illinois

Starting on January 1, 2014, Illinois residents who are 17 years of age and will be 18 years old by the general election will be allowed to vote in Illinois.

The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will offer links to various resources to encourage more young adults to play a role in Illinois elections.

Illinois Votes @ 17 Brochure

Information on how to register to vote in Illinois:


Locate your Election Authority for more specific information on registering to vote and voting in your county: