Why Vote in the 2022 Elections?
General Election Information
Key Dates and Deadlines
Primary Election June 28, 2022 <to be updated> - This primary election allow voters to select candidates for national, state, and local positions. The midterm election is scheduled for November 8, 2022.
The official primary date has yet to be approved by the governor. Once that happens, the majority of the dates below will be determined. We expect to be able to add the official dates at the end of August.
Register to Vote
Now-<to be updated>: Register using paper forms, by mail, or with a Deputy Registrar.
Now-<to be updated>: Register online.
<to be updated>: Register and vote the same day at in-person locations.
<to be updated>: Vote Early at the County Clerk's Office.
<to be updated>: Vote Early at campus and county-wide locations.
Vote by Mail
Now-<to be updated>: Request a Mail Ballot. Voters are encouraged to request mail ballots as early as possible.
<to be updated>: Mail-in ballots will start being sent out.
<to be updated>: Return your mail ballot before 7:00 pm on <to be updated>. Use a drop box or put in the mail.
Learn about registration requirements in Illinois, as well as how to register in Champaign County. Check your registration status and update your registration if you've moved since the last time you voted.
See what will be on your ballot <to be updated>, learn about the candidates, and make a plan for how to vote.
Learn how to vote by mail or vote in person before or on Election Day.
Champaign County Clerk
The Champaign County Clerk is the election authority and the definitive source for election information for Champaign County. You can find out about the election at the County Clerk's website or reach out to the office by phone or on social media.
Resources for Voters and Volunteers
The League has developed a number of Election Resources for Voters and Volunteers that are freely available to all to download and share.
The League also provides videos, social media graphics and flyers on the Grow the Vote page. We encourage you to get the word out by sharing these resources on social media, in newsletters, or any other ways you can think of!
Illinois State Board of Elections
Information about elections and voting in Illinois can also be found at the Illinois State Board of Elections website. Online voter registration is available on this site.