VOTER REGISTRATION

WHO MAY REGISTER TO VOTE?

               - You must be a citizen of the United States.
- You must be 18 years of age on or before the date of the next election.
- You must reside in your precinct for at least 30 days prior to an election.
 

  WHAT IS REQUIRED BEFORE YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTE? 

                - Two forms of identification with one showing your current residence address.  One form of identification must be a permanent residence, such as a driver’s license, a hunting or fishing license,  a student identification, or a copy of a piece of mail delivered to you at your residence.

        HOW CAN YOU REGISTER TO VOTE?

               - Download a Voter Registration Form.
- You may register to vote either in person or by requesting to register by mail.  Stop by our office at 507 Vermont Street Monday thru Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to register to vote in person. 
- Mail your request to our office.  Applications to register to vote by mail may be picked up at the following locations:
 
                       Some Precinct Committeemen
                       Military recruitment Offices
                       Driver’s License Facilities
                       Department of Public Aid Offices
                       Department of Public Health Offices
                       Department of Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities Offices
                       Deputy Registrars
Note:  When registering by mail you must vote in person the first time either at your polling place or by casting an absentee ballot in the County Clerk’s Office.
 

  HOW OFTEN MUST YOU RE-REGISTER? 

               Only if you move to a different county, or
If you change your name 

  WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOUR HOME ADDRESS CHANGES?

If you have moved from one address in Adams County to another address in Adams County, you need to notify the County Clerk’s Office of your new address.  You can notify our office by:

- Coming into our office and completing an address change form.
- Mailing us, on a plain piece of paper, your old address, your new address, and your phone number.  We will also need your signature on the request.  Our address is:  Adams County Clerk, 507 Vermont, Quincy, IL  62301.
- Clicking here and downloading the change of address form.  After completing the address change form mail it to us at 507 Vermont St., Quincy, IL  62301. 

NOTE:  We can accept address changes year round except during the 27-day period just prior to an election and for the two days after such election.



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