Our Homes, Our Votes, 

Our Illinois

Things You Need To Know: 

Before You Start

1. Primary Date:


March 17

2. Presidential Primary Date:


March 17

3. Polling Times:

6 a.m. to 7 p.m

4. Is Early Voting  Available:

yes, 40 days before an election and ends the day before the election.

5. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.


6. ID Needed for Voting: 

Identification is not required to vote at the polls, although you will be required to verify your signature.

If you register to vote by mail and did not submit any ID with the registration, you must show one of the below forms of ID to vote:

  • A current and valid photo ID

  • Utility bill

  • Bank statement

  • Government check

  • Paycheck

  • Lease or contract for residence

  • Student ID and mail addressed to voter's residence

  • Government document

If you do not have a driver’s license, State Identification Card or social security number, and this form is submitted by mail, and you have never registered to vote in the jurisdiction you are now registering in, then you must send, with this application, either (i) a copy of a current and valid photo identification, or (ii) a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter. If you do not provide the information required above, then you will be required to provide election officials with either (i) or (ii) described above the first time you vote in person or prior to voting by mail.

7. Voting Without Address

While the voter registration application does ask for a residential and mailing address, it does allow a voter to describe where they live. "IF YOU HAVE NO STREET ADDRESS, describe your home: list the name of subdivision; cross streets; roads; landmarks; mileage and/or neighbors’ names."

2020 Illinois 
Housing Profile

A one-page snapshot of the information advocates need to make the case for socially just housing policy.

Congressional Profile

The profile pulls from a variety of sources and illuminates several dimensions of housing affordability for renter households in each district, the surrounding area, and the state.

Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

C/O National Low Income Housing Coalition

1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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