These voting rights are taken directly from the Illinois Voter Information published by the Illinois State Board of Elections and most recently revised on October 16, 2006. They are offered as a public service.
- Your Voting Rights - Illinois
- What to Do If You’ve Witnessed or Experienced a Violation of Voting Rights
- What You’re Not Allowed to Do as a Voter (See Below)
- Instructions for First Time IL Voters Who Registered by Mail
Prohibited Voter Acts of Fraud and Misrepresentation
- Persons must not make any false statement or falsely claim that they are citizens of the United States in order to register or vote in any Federal, State, or local election.
Persons must not vote more than once in any election (note: this does
not include voting a replacement ballot after a spoiled ballot was
- Persons must not procure or submit materially false, fraudulent or fictitious voter registration applications in any election.
- Persons must not submit false information as to name, address or period of residence in a voting district for the purpose of establishing eligibility to register or vote in any election.
- Persons must not procure, cast or tabulate materially false, fraudulent or fictitious ballots in any election.
- Persons must not pay, offer to pay or accept payment for voting, registering to vote, withholding their vote, or voting for or against any candidate in any election.