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In order to vote on a DeKalb County ballot you must be registered to vote at your current DeKalb County residential address.  There are many opportunities and options for you to register to vote. You may register to vote at the Office of the County Clerk, many banks, libraries, the Department of Motor Vehicles and most municipalities in DeKalb County. For information on the Deputy Registrar nearest you, please contact our office at 815-895-7147.

You may also register online with the Paperless Online Voter Application process, on the State Board of Elections Website:  Click Here

How do I Know if I’m Registered in the State of Illinois?

To obtain a voter registration form that you may mail in:
Mail In Voter Registration Application  

**** If you have missed the regular Voter Registration deadline, please see our Grace Period Registration tab for more information.

If you wish to CANCEL your voter registration, due to moving out of state, you may do one of the following:

  • Email  your request to:  providing your name, address and birthdate.
  • Fill in your information on the back of your DeKalb County voter information card and mail to our office.
  • Mail in a letter of cancellation that includes your name, DeKalb County address, birthdate.

Where to Register to Vote on Election Day

DeKalb County residents who are not currently registered to vote or who have changed their name and/or address within the county, may register and vote on Election Day. This may be done at our Election Day Registration Center: DeKalb County Administration Building, 110 E Sycamore St, Sycamore OR at the Polling Place that accommodates the voter’s address. Polling Place List

Use the following link to find your Precinct or locate your Polling Place : CLICK HERE

****If you are already registered, at your current address, you must vote at your designated Polling Place or in Conference Room East of the DeKalb County Administration Building, 110 E. Sycamore St. Sycamore, Il 60178.

During an Election Cycle you may check your Voter Registration Status, Specimen Ballot, Polling Place, and Voting Districts:
If you are a resident of DeKalb County and not sure if you are registered to vote, want to know your polling place location, view your Specimen Ballot or your voting districts, visit our Voter Information Console

Elections Links

After utilizing our website and you still don’t see what you are looking for, you may visit the State Board of Elections website for more information: State Board of Elections

Another great resource for Voting Information: USA.Gov