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Voter Information

The Glen Ellyn Public Library can help you register to vote, check your voter registration status, request an absentee ballot, and find resources to make an informed decision prior to election day! Any librarian at the 2nd Floor Information Desk can assist you with checking your registration status and polling place or registering to vote.

Voter Registration

Check To See If You Are Registered To Vote

  • You Will Need to Provide the Following Information:
    • Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Place of Birth
    • Phone Number
    • Drivers License Number or Social Security Number

You will need two forms of identification; one must show your current address. You must also have an Illinois drivers’ license number or provide the last four digits of your social security number.

To Register to Vote:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day.

Ways to Register:

  • You Can Register In Person by Visiting:
    • Any city, village or township hall in DuPage County in person
    • The 2nd Floor Information Desk at GEPL
  • You Can Register By Mail:
  • You Can Register Online by Visiting the DuPage County Election Commission Page

Visit the DuPage County Election Commission Page for more information on ways to register to vote.

Election Day Information

Any questions about registering to vote or information for voters can be asked at the 2nd floor Information desk by calling 630-469-0879 or by emailing reference@gepl.org.

The DuPage County Election Commission is your local board of elections.

Office Hours:
8 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

DuPage County Election Commission
Jack T. Knuepfer Building
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone (English): 630-407-5600
Phone (Spanish): 630-407-5630
Phone (TDD): 630-407-5631

Absentee Voting and Early Voting

Print and mail the Absentee/Vote by Mail Request Form to the DuPage County Election Commission, or apply online for a Vote By Mail ballot.

Registered voters in DuPage County may vote early at any DuPage County Early Voting site located throughout the County.

  • An early voter is not required to state a reason for voting early.
  • A registered voter simply drops by an Early Voting site and presents a valid government-issued photo ID.
  • Once an early vote has been cast, the vote is final. The voter may not go to the polling place on Election Day to change a vote.

Candidate Information and Sample Ballot

To find out who your electors are and see an example of your ballot, visit DuPage County Voter Lookup and search by name or address.

Other Voter Resources

AllSides: Provides multiple points of view to a story or an issue.

FactCheck: A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. Monitors political players and checks the accuracy of what they say.

Federal Election Commission

Illinois State Board of Elections

League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn: Local chapter of the League of Women Voters. Political but nonpartisan, LWV-GE does not endorse candidates or parties but does take positions on political issues.

Open Secrets: Operated by the nonpartisan, nonprofit Center for Responsive Politics. Tracks the effect of money on U.S. politics, elections and public policy.

PolitiFact: Political fact-checking website operated by the Tampa Bay Times.

ProCon.Org: A nonprofit, nonpartisan public charity. Presents controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.

Project VoteSmart