WHO MAY REGISTER TO VOTE?
must be a citizen of the United States.
- Must be 18 years of age by Election Day; 17 years of age to
vote in a General Primary if individual will be 18 as of the
following General Election.
- You must reside in your precinct for at least 30 days prior to
- You must not be convicted and in jail.
- You cannot claim to vote anywhere else.
WHAT IS REQUIRED BEFORE
YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTE?
- Two forms of identification
with at least one showing your current residence address when
registering in person
- Submission of your IL State ID number (Driver's License or ID
card) if you are registering my mail. If you do not have a State
ID, submission of the last four digits of your social security
number may be used.
HOW CAN YOU REGISTER TO VOTE?
Register in person- Go to the County Clerk's Office located at
507 Vermont St Monday through Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM.
- Register Online- Click
here to register online through the
Illinois State Board of Elections.
- Register by Mail- Click
here to download the Voter Registration
Application. Please provide either your State ID number or
the last four digits of your social security number on this form
before sending it back to our office.
Mail the form to Voter Registration, 507 Vermont St, Quincy, IL
Note: Registrations are not accepted during the 27-day
period prior to an election and two days after such election.
HOW OFTEN MUST YOU RE-REGISTER?
- If you change your name
- If you move to a different
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF
YOUR ADDRESS CHANGES?
- If you have moved
from one address in Adams County to another address in Adams
County, you must
Adams County Clerk’s Office by:
1) Stopping by the office and completing the address change form.
here and download the change of address form.
After completing, mail to Voter Registration at 507 Vermont St,
Quincy, IL 62301.
3) Submitting a
plain piece of paper stating your name, date of birth, old
address, and new address. We must also have your signature.
Including your phone number with your request is also recommended in case there
are any questions from our office.
- If you move to another county other than Adams, you must
contact that county’s voter registration department.
to visit the Illinois State Board of Elections Website for more