League of Women Voters ready for National Voter Registration Day

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National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

On Tuesday, September 25, the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area will take part in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) throughout the community. This nonpartisan event encourages thousands of participants nationwide to register to vote.

Partnering with the League to encourage voter registration are the City of Lake Forest, Dickinson Hall, Lake Bluff Public Library, Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest High School, Lake Forest Library, Lake Forest Place, Lake Forest College, Newcomers' Club of Lake Bluff & Lake Forest, Shields Township, The Sheridan at Green Oaks, and Woodlands Academy.


Deputy voter registrars will be available to register voters and answer questions at the following locations on September 25:

  • Lake Forest City Hall (220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Shields Township (906 W. Muir Ave., Lake Bluff) 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Lake Forest Library (360 E. Deerpath Road, Lake Forest) 10 a.m.-5 p m.
  • Dickinson Hall (100 E. Old Mill Rd, Lake Forest) 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Lake Bluff Library (123 Scranton, Lake Bluff) 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

The League will also be onsite at Lake Forest High School to register students during the lunch hours.

To register to vote, residents must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be at least 18 years of age on or before Nov. 6, 2018
  • Live in your election precinct at least 30 days immediately before an election
  • Not be convicted and in jail
  • Not claim the right to vote anywhere else

Two forms of identification are required to register through a deputy registrar:

  • At least one of the two forms must show name and current address
  • Only one form of identification may be a piece of mail for a contractual service addressed and delivered to individual.

Individuals may also register online using the Illinois Online Voter Application from the Illinois State Board of Elections website. A valid Illinois driver’s license or state identification is required.

For more information, visit www.lwv-lflb.org, and the League’s statewide candidate resource www.IllinoisVoterGuide.org.

About the League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For more information and videos of past events, please visit www.lwv-lflb.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We welcome men and women of all ages to become members