Elections

Early Voting starts in the County Clerk’s office on September 24th, 2020

*Reminder* October 29th, 2020 is the last day for the Clerk to receive Vote by Mail applications. Anyone who has not submitted an application by this date must vote at their respected polling place or in the County Clerk’s Office.

*All ballots must be postmarked by November 3rd, 2020 to be counted in this General Election.

REGISTERING TO VOTE

To register to vote you must be

  • A U.S. Citizen
  • At least 18 years of age by the next General or Consolidated Election*
  • A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day

In order to register, you must provide two forms of ID, one of which must include your current address. Acceptable forms of identification include:

  • Illinois Driver’s License or ID Card
  • Employee or Student ID
  • Credit Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Birth Certificate
  • Utility bill in applicant’s name
  • Valid U.S. Passport
  • Public Aid ID Card
  • Lease or Rental Contract

You may register in person at the County Clerk’s office or online. To register online please click here.

Regular registration is open year-round except during the 27-day period just prior to an election, 16 days prior to the election for online registration, and during the 2-day period after each election.

Grace period registration is an extension of the regular registration deadline from the 27th day prior to an election through Election Day. Grace period registration is only available “in-person” at the County Clerk’s Office.

WHERE TO VOTE: 2020 General Election

You may vote in the County Clerk’s office during normal business hours beginning on September 24th, 2020 through October 16th, 2020. Extended office hours, Monday through Friday, from Monday October 19th, through October 30th, 2020 are from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Early voting will be available in the County Clerk’s office¬† Saturday October 10th, 2020 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday October 17th, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday October 24th 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday October 31st 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday November 2nd from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Election Day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. You must be registered to vote in Pike County and present a government issued ID.

You may vote at your polling place on Election Day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. To find your polling place click here.

If you are a service member, retired or active, and need assistance voting please click https://www.fvap.gov/illinois.

*Must be 18 years old to vote in a Consolidated or General Election or 17 years of age to vote in a Consolidated Primary or General Primary if the individual will be 18 by the time of the Consolidated or General Election.