Voting and Elections

In order to register or re-register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age or older on or before the next election, a resident of the precinct 30 days or more prior to the next election, currently reside in Kane County, and able to provide two forms of identification, at least one of which contains your current address.

Registering to Vote

If you are a resident of Kane County you may register or re-register in the Utility Billing and Collections Office at the Municipal Building located at 2 E. Main Street in downtown St. Charles. The office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The telephone number is (630) 377-4426. If this location or times are not convenient for you, please contact the Kane County Office of voter’s registration at (630) 232-5990 for other registration locations.

Persons who wish to register to vote but are physically unable to do so at the Utility Billing Office should contact the Kane County Office of voter’s registration for further instructions.

If you have changed your name or moved since last registering, you must re-register. If you move out of Kane County, contact the registrar in your new county to re-register.

How and Where to Vote

Find your polling place, voting districts and sample ballots at the Kane County Election Office web site.

Early voting is available at the Utility Billing office from 22 to 5 days prior to the election. A photo ID will be required for early voting, and anyone who lives in Kane County may vote at City Hall. Additional information on early voting is available on the Kane County Election Office web site.

Absentee voting is available for those who are unable to make it to the polling place during early voting or on election day, from 5 days prior to the election up to the day before election day, at the Kane County Government Center Elections Department. Applications for absentee ballots may also be filled out online at the Kane County Office of voter’s registration. For directions to the Government Center, call (630) 232-5990.

For more information regarding voter’s registration contact the Kane County Office of voter’s registration at (630) 232-5990.