Why Vote in the Upcoming Local Election on April 6?
General Election Information
Key Dates and Deadlines
April 6, 2021: Local Election Day
Now-March 9: Register using paper forms, by mail, or with a Deputy Registrar.
Now-March 21: Register online.
March 10-April 6: Register and vote the same day at in-person locations.
February 25-April 5: Vote Early at the County Clerk's Office.
March 30- April 5: Vote Early at campus and county-wide locations.
Vote by Mail
Now-April 5: Request a Mail Ballot. Voters are encouraged to request mail ballots as early as possible.
February 25: Mail-in ballots will start being sent out. Special note for voters living in the cities of Champaign or Urbana: Because there was a primary in your locations, the first day a mail ballot for the April 6 election can be sent to any voter living in those districts is March 12, 2021.
February 25-April 6: Return your mail ballot before 7:00 pm on April 6.
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 April 6, 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.