The Secretary of State will automatically register all qualified electors who submit applications or changes of address applicaitons for driver's licenses or state personal ID cards (or enhanced versions of those forms of ID), as long as the elector does not opt out of registration.
"Close" of Registration
15-Day Close of Registration for non-Clerk's Office Transactions Register by mail up to 15 days before an election at:
Any Secretary of State branch Office
Your Township, City or County Clerk's Office
A designated State Agency
0-14 Days In-Person with Clerk Residency Verification A resident may reisterin person,at their local Clerk's Office, up to and including Election Day with residency verification. Documents that may be accepted for residency verification (items must include the applicant's name and current address): currenty utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or other government document.
A person registering to vote, 0-14 Days In-Person at the Clerk's Office with residency verification, may vote in person or an absent voter's ballot.
No Reason Absentee Voting
Elimination fo Reasons
Elimination of Must Vote in Person (MVIP)
Signature Still Required
Deadlines for receiving an absent voter's ballot:
5:00 p.m. Friday prior to an election - The last time the Clerk may mail a ballot
4:00 p.m. Monday Prior - The last time the Clerk may issue a ballot in person - Voter Must Vote at the Clerk's office
4:00 p.m. Election Day - Emergency AV Ballot Only
Ballot Must be voted at the Clerk's office 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Election Day.