on 10/11/2022

CLOSE OF REGISTRATION
Last day for regular registration or transfer of registration within the offices of the election authority. Grace period registration and voting will be available after this date. Area and precinct registration may apply to the City of Chicago and Cook County. Please check with these jurisdictions for registration deadlines. (10 ILCS 5/4-6, 4-16, 5-5, 5-23, 6-29, 6-50, 6-53, 6-54)

NOTE:
Pursuant to the National Voter Registration Act (“NVRA”), 52 U.S.C. § 20501 et seq., agency and motor vehicle offices will continue to accept registration after the statutory close of registration. Only those registration applications completed no later than 27 days (16 days for Motor Vehicle Services facilities) before the election will be processed for the next ensuing election. Applications for registration completed within 5 days of the registration deadline at Secretary of State Facilities and qualified agencies will be transmitted within 5 days of completion and must be processed for the election.
(Id. at § 20506(d)(2))

A mail registration application shall be deemed timely filed if postmarked prior to the
close of registration. If no postmark exists or if the postmark is illegible, the application shall be considered timely filed if received by the election authority no later than five calendar days after the close of registration. (10 ILCS 5/19-8)