You can complete a mail-in voter application form and return it to the Cook County Clerk's office.
First-time voters who register by mail no longer have to vote in person the first time they vote. They can either vote in person or vote absentee by mail.
When submitting a voter registration application:
- Fill out the entire application
- Sign the application
- Mail the completed, signed application up to 28 days before the election (Tuesday, March 12, 2013)
Cook County Clerk
69 W. Washington St., Room 500
Chicago, IL 60602