The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 9.
The Cook County Clerk has voter registration information on its website. To register to vote, you must be: a U.S. citizen, 18 years old by Election Day and a resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day. Voters who have recently moved must register again at their current address prior to the deadline, the website states.
Des Plaines residents can register in person at Des Plaines City Hall.
People also can register in person at one of the Cook County Clerk's suburban courthouse locations:
- North suburbs: 5600 W. Old Orchard Road, Room 149, Skokie
- Northwest suburbs: 2121 Euclid Ave., Room 238, Rolling Meadows
- West suburbs: 1311 Maybrook Square, Room 104, Maywood
- South suburbs: 16501 S. Kedzie Ave., Room 238, Markham
- Southwest suburbs: 10220 S. 76th Ave., Room 238, Bridgeview
If you want to verify your registration status and see your polling place, use the "Your Voter Information" tool on cookcountyclerk.com.