Voter Learning Center

Check out the resources on this page for information on registering to vote, where and when to cast your ballot, which candidates are running for office, and more.


To learn about upcoming state elections, including deadlines, click HERE.

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Register to Vote

To Vote in Illinois:

  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • You must be 18 years old by Election Day.
  • You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • You must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction.
  • You may not claim the right to vote anywhere else.


What You Need to Register:

  • Two (2) forms of valid identification. Cook County’s list of accepted ID can be found HERE.
  • Voter registration in Illinois is permanent unless you change addresses, change your name, or you are currently incarcerated. You can re-register to vote.
  • If you are unsure if you are registered, you can use the tool below to find out.

Voter Registration Lookup 


Registration Deadlines:

  • ONLINE: 16 days before Election Day.
  • BY MAIL: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day.
  • On Election Day, you may only register in your home precinct’s polling place. For more instructions about how to do so, click HERE.

 Online Voter Registration  Voter Registration by Mail


Early Voting

The Cook County Clerk’s Office has a list of early voting locations in Suburban Cook County HERE. There are two early voting location in the town of Cicero, located at:

Cicero PSO Building
5410 W. 34th Street
Cicero, IL 60804


Cicero Community Center
2250 S. 49th Avenue
Cicero, IL 60804

Cicero voters who have already registered to vote may visit any Suburban Cook County location to vote early.


At the Polling Place

To vote in-person after the early voting deadline has passed, voters need to visit their polling place to cast their ballot. Polling places are determined by current home address. Use the tool below to find your polling place.

Find Your Polling Place


Elected Officials and Candidates

To find out who your current elected officials are, look HERE.

To view a current directory of elected officials in Cook County, click HERE.

The League of Women Voters of Illinois provides nonpartisan information on candidates in the next upcoming election. To sign up and receive that information via email, visit their website HERE.


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Library Contact Information

5225 West Cermak Road
Cicero, Illinois 60804
Ph: (708) 652-8084
Fax: (708) 652-8095

Library Hours

HOURS: Mon-Thurs 9am-8pm, Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm, closed on Sundays
Public computers shut down 30 minutes before closing

HORARIO: lun-jue 9am-8pm, vie 9am-5pm, sáb 10am-5pm, cerrado los domingos
Computadoras para el público se apagan 30 minutos antes de cerrar

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