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Register to Vote




Registration Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be at least 18 years of age by election day
  • Must have been a resident of the precinct for 30 days prior to election day
  • Must provide two (2) forms of identification:
  • Verification of Name 
  • Verification of Address

Note:  The Illinois Election Code defines a resident as someone who has a “permanent abode or dwelling within the precinct.” (10 ILCS 5/3-1)

Registering to Vote:
You can register to vote in-person or by mail, both methods are explained below:


  • You may register to vote in-person, at the Henry County Clerk’s Office.  We are located in the Henry County Courthouse at 307 W. Center Street, Cambridge, IL  61238.  Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. – Monday thru Friday.
  • Voter registration is available through your precinct committee person or by a deputy registrar.  Please contact the Henry County Clerk’s Office at (309) 937-3575 to find out how to contact your precinct committee person or deputy registrar in your community.
  • The following agencies are also qualified to register you to vote:
  • Driver’s License Facilities
  • City Clerk’s Offices
  • Libraries


Click here to register online through the State Board of Elections. 

By Mail:

  • You may fill out the change of address form on the back of your voter’s registration card with your signature on it and send it in.
  • You may fill out the mail in voter’s registration forms which you can find in any Henry County post office.
  • Click here for the Voter Registration Application.

 Registration Period:
Registration is open all year, except:

  • During the 27 days preceding an election
  • During the 2nd day following such election

This is pursuant to 10 ILCS 5/4-6.       

Please click here to download a PDF of the Voter's Registration Application.

Voter's Registration

Barbara M. Link, Henry County Clerk/Recorder & Election Authority

Phone:  309-937-3575
Fax:   309-937-2796

307 West Center Street
Cambridge, IL 61238

Office Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday