The General Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The following information and dates will help make the registration and voting process easier. Visit the Lake County Clerk's website for full registration and election information.
Vote by Mail
Residents can vote from the comfort of their own home! Registered voters can request a vote by mail application from the County Clerk's Office until noon on March 15. Voted ballots must be postmarked by midnight on Election Day. Registered voters may submit a request to have a ballot mailed to them. For more information, contact the County Clerk at 847.377.2406.
Residents can vote and register at any early voting site regardless of where they live in Lake County. Early voting will be available until March 17 for select locations and March 19 for the remaining locations. Grace period registration is available at all sites. Hours and dates vary at the 15 different locations. Find other early voting sites.
Note: The West Deerfield Township office (601 Deerfield Rd) is serving as an early voting site from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.
Primary Election Day Voting
Those choosing to vote on Election Day (March 20) must go to their assigned polling location. Voters can find their polling location by using this Polling Place Locator or LakeVoterPower.info. Grace period registration will also be available in all precinct voting sites on Election Day and at the County Clerk’s Office in Waukegan. Please call
847.377.2406 for specific hours or questions.
Preview Your Ballot
Voters can preview their personalized ballot before heading to the polls by logging onto LakeVoterPower.info to confirm their registration. Then, voters can print their ballot preview to take into the voting booth as a reference.