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Registering to Vote on Election Day

In Illinois, you can register to vote on voting day if you come to the polling stations prepared. Here’s how.

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For too many, the question that keeps them from voting is "Am I even registered to vote?" Illustration shows a young woman standing outside a school being used as a polling station wondering this question. In Illinois, you can register to vote on voting day. An illustration of the state of Illinois says, "I'm making it as easy as possible! No excuses!" Here are some forms of ID to bring: Drivers License or State ID, Utility Bill, Government Check, Paycheck, Lease Agreement, or Bank Statement. Student ID and a piece of mail from your current address can also work. Illustration shows a young woman using student ID and mail to register to vote at a polling station. It's easy to register to vote day-of in-person with a bit of pre-planning. You can also register to vote online when online registration is open. Happy voting! Illustration shows two occupied voting booths.

Registering to Vote on Election Day by Teddie Bernard.

Transcript:

For too many, the question that keeps them from voting is “Am I even registered to vote?” Illustration shows a young woman standing outside a school being used as a polling station wondering this question. In Illinois, you can register to vote on voting day. An illustration of the state of Illinois says, “I’m making it as easy as possible! No excuses!”

Here are some forms of ID to bring: Drivers License or State ID, Utility Bill, Government Check, Paycheck, Lease Agreement, or Bank Statement. Student ID and a piece of mail from your current address can also work. Illustration shows a young woman using student ID and mail to register to vote at a polling station.

It’s easy to register to vote day-of in-person with a bit of pre-planning. You can also register to vote online when online registration is open. Happy voting! Illustration shows two occupied voting booths.

Teddie Bernard (BFA 2023) is a multimedia artist and cartoonist who has never had a Pepsi. Find more of their work at www.teddiebernard.net.
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