Vermilion County Clerk
201 North Vermilion Street
Danville, Illinois 61832
Phone: (217) 554-1900
1. VOTING INFORMATION
Voter Registration Hot Line:
The Vermilion County Clerk
serves as the Election Authority for Vermilion County.
The County Clerk's
office conducts both voter registration and elections.
In person voter registration is available from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30
p.m. Monday thru
Additional hours are offered close to elections.
also many precinct committee persons and deputy registrars who
with voter registration.
You must be
registered in order to vote in all elections.
Polls on all election
days are open from: 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Your precinct number and polling place are shown on your voter
If you need assistance in determining
your polling place, call your Voter Registration Hotline at:
3. REGISTRATION - Who May Register
To be eligible to register to
vote under Illinois law you must be:
1. A Citizen of the United States.
18 Years of age by the date of the next election day OR are currently 17
and will be 18 by the day
of the next
3. A resident of the precinct for thirty (30) days by the date of the next election.
4. Present two forms of identification, one of which shows your
current address or register to vote by mail.
4a. Paperless Online Voter
You may register to vote, change your name or update your address
via the link below.
Adobe Acrobat Form
If you are not
to vote, or if you wish to change your name or address, you may
print off the
Mail-In Registration form. Please fill in the
information on the form and mail to:
Cathy Jenkins, County Clerk
6 North Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
To register you must:
1. Be a United States citizen
2. Be at least 18 years old on or before the next election
day OR are currently 17 and will be 18
by the day
of the next General Election.
3. Live in your election precinct at least 30 days before the
4. Not be convicted and in jail
5. Not claim the right to vote anywhere else
If you register to vote by mail, the 1st time you vote, you may
be asked for I.D. if you have not provided I.D.
information on the
5. REGISTRATION - Where and When You May Register
You may register to vote
at the office of your County Clerk. You also may register at
the driver's license
examination stations in Tilton and Hoopeston,
most municipal and township offices, and many other community and
workplace sites. Contact your County Clerk for additional
Registration is closed for the 28-day period immediately preceding
each election and reopens two days after each
(Exception: Grace Period)
6. REGISTRATION - Maintaining Your Registration
Since the State of Illinois has
permanent voter registration, it is not necessary to re-register to vote unless
a. Change your name;
b. Move into Vermilion County
from another jurisdiction.
If you move or if your post
office changes your address, you must update your registration to
reflect the change.
7. Change of Address
If you have moved within the
jurisdiction of your County Clerk you may update your voter registration by
online or in person at any voter registration site. Such notice may be
given by filling out the reverse of your voter
identification card and
returning it to your County Clerk.
Changes of address must be
received by the County Clerk postmarked no later than 28 days prior to any
election, except if made under grace period.
On-Line Voter Registration Search
We offer the option to check your voter
registration status online. Simply enter your name and date of birth. You will
able to view your current voter registration address, polling place,
and address of polling place.
On-Line Voter Registration Search
9. Additional Registration Information
Registration closes 28
days before each election. The office traditionally opens from 9-12
on the four Saturdays
preceding this close. Registration reopens two (2)
days after each election. (Exception: Grace Period)
Check with our
office on available Saturday, Sunday and holiday hours or registration at special events.
10. Grace Period
Grace Period Registration and voting are available from the day
after voter registration closes through election day,
at the County Clerk's office. Two forms of
identification are required, at least one of which includes the
current address. The voter may vote in person at
that time, or be sent a ballot by mail.