- Complete the mail-in registration form.
- Optional* - Provide copies of 2 acceptable forms of ID with the completed mail-in registration form.
*By providing the forms of ID, you are eligible to vote by mail the first time
you vote. If you do not provide the information above, then you will be
required to provide election officials with this information the first time you
vote at a polling place or by in-person absentee ballot.
- Mail the completed registration form and, if applicable, the copies of the 2 forms of ID to the following address:
Kane County Clerk
719 S Batavia Ave, Bldg B
Geneva, IL 60134
Be sure to bring 2 acceptable forms of ID when you register to vote.
*The above link is to a list of locations in Kane County; however, you may register at any location in the State of Illinois that offers voter registration.
2013 Consolidated Election
- Last day to register to vote: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
- Grace period registration: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - Saturday, April 6, 2013
- Registration will resume: Thursday, April 11, 2013
To be eligible to register to vote, a person must:
Be a U.S. citizen
Be 18 years of age by the next election
Reside in the precinct for 30 days prior to the next election.
In accord with Public Act 83-0258, you are to furnish two (2) forms of identification, one of which
must include your current name and residence address. Identification
shall include, but is not limited to:
- Driver's License
- Social Security Card
- Employee ID Card
- Student ID Card
- Credit Card
- Library Card
- Insurance Card
- Selective Service Card
- Civic Membership Card
- Fraternal Membership Card
- Union Membership Card
- Professional Association Membership Card
- Utility Bill
Residence may also be verified by the use of telephone
books, city directories, school records, and utility records. Utility bills in
the name of one spouse may be used as proof of residence for both
husband and wife.
If an applicant has not updated the address on the driver’s license, proof
of residence can be any letter mailed to him/her at the present address,
postmarked within the last 30 days.
Online (Not an Option)
Registering online is not an option in the State of Illinois. If you think you may have registered to vote through another web site, please contact our office to check your voter registration status.
Change of Voting Address
Moved from Kane County to Kane County
Registered voters who have moved to another address
in Kane County should notify the County Clerk's office. This change of address
may be accomplished by filling out the reverse side of the voter registration
card or by written notice to the County Clerk's office that includes your name,
previous address, new address, birthday, and your signature. (If your name has
changed, you must re-register.)
Moved from another county to Kane County
Voters who have moved to Kane County
from another County or Election Commission must register to vote with Kane
County. (See above for how to register.) It is also highly recommended
that you contact your previous County or Election Commission to cancel your
Moved from Kane County to another county
Voters who have moved to another county
should notify the Kane County Clerk's office. This notification of a change of
address may be accomplished by filling out the reverse side of the voter
registration card or by written notice to the County Clerk's Office, P. O. Box
70, Geneva, 60134.
Change of Name
Voters who have changed their name since registering to
vote must re-register to vote. You may register to vote at the County
Clerk's office or any municipal office or local library in Kane County that
People who have missed the deadline to register to vote
may register to vote in our office only from the 27th day through the
3rd day prior to the election. If you register to vote during the grace period
and want to vote in the upcoming election, you must vote at the time of