Voter and Election Information

 
VOTING IN THE FEBRUARY 23 , 2021 CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY : 
Please note the February 23, 2021 Consolidated Primary will be only a REPUBLICAN primary, as there are not any contested races with Democratic candidates.  The Primary will only include Republican contested races within the City of Belvidere (Mayor, City Clerk, Alderperson Wards 2 and 3) and the Belvidere Township Trustees.  Only Belvidere Polling Precincts, Flora 1 Polling Precinct and Bonus 3 Polling Precinct will be open for the February Primary.  All other races will be held in the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election.
Registered voters can choose from ONE of three ways to vote: Vote by Mail, Early or at their polling place on Election Day.  To register or update your name or address please click here.  To check your registration, click here.  When entering in your information, use your registered name.  If you have any questions regarding the election please email us at elections@boonecountyil.org or call us at 815-544-3103. 
2021 CONSOLIDATED PRIMARY PUBLICATION BALLOT
 
Vote By Mail :
Applications to Vote by Mail are now being accepted for the February 23, 2021 Consolidated Primary.  Applications must be received by NOON on Thursday, February 18, 2021.  Ballots will be mailed out starting January 14, 2021.  Applications may be submitted via mail, in person, email or fax. 
 
 
If submitting via mail or in person: Boone County Clerk
                                                                1212 Logan Ave, Suite 103
                                                                Belvidere, IL 61008
 
If submitting via email:  elections@boonecountyil.org

 

If submitting by fax:  815-547-8701 
 
Military & Overseas Voters:  If you are a member of the U.S. armed forces, a dependent or an Illinois resident abroad there are provisions in place to assist you in receiving a ballot.  Please view the documents below or create an account on the MOVE website.
 
 
 
Early Voting:
Early Voting will begin on January 14, 2021 and end on Monday, February 22, 2021.  Early voting is conducted at the Boone County Clerk's Office located at 1212 Logan Ave, Suite 103, Belvidere, IL 61008.  Hours for Early Voting are Monday - Friday, 8:30am  - 5:00pm and Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 9:00am to Noon.  The office will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 18, 2021) and President's Day (Feb. 15, 2021).
 
Election Day Voting:
If opting to vote on Election Day on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, you will go to your assigned polling location.  Polls will be open from 6:00am to 7:00pm.  Your polling location is on your Voter Registration Card or you may click here to check your registration.  When entering in your information be sure to use your registered name.
 

PUBLIC NOTICE
The public test of the Unisyn voting tabulating equipment and program to be used at the February Consolidated Primary Election will be Monday, February 8, 2021 at 10:00AM in the Boone County Board Room, 1212 Logan Avenue, Belvidere, Illinois. The public, press, candidates and political parties are invited to attend.


VOTING IN THE APRIL 6, 2021 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION
Registered voters can choose from ONE of three ways to vote: Vote by Mail, Early or at their polling place on Election Day.  To register or update your name or address please click here.  To check your registration, click here.  When entering in your information, use your registered name.  If you have any questions regarding the election please email us at elections@boonecountyil.org or call us at 815-544-3103. 

Vote By Mail :
Applications to Vote by Mail are now being accepted for the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election.  Applications must be received by NOON on Thursday, April 1, 2021.  Ballots will be mailed out starting March 12, 2021.  Applications may be submitted via mail, in person, email or fax. 
 
 
If submitting via mail or in person: Boone County Clerk
                                                                1212 Logan Ave, Suite 103
                                                                Belvidere, IL 61008
 
If submitting via email:  elections@boonecountyil.org

 

If submitting by fax:  815-547-8701 
 
Military & Overseas Voters:  If you are a member of the U.S. armed forces, a dependent or an Illinois resident abroad there are provisions in place to assist you in receiving a ballot.  Please view the documents below or create an account on the MOVE website.
 
 
 
Early Voting:
Early Voting will begin on March 12, 2021 and end on Monday, April 6, 2021.  Early voting is conducted at the Boone County Clerk's Office located at 1212 Logan Ave, Suite 103, Belvidere, IL 61008.  Hours for Early Voting are Monday - Friday, 8:30am  - 5:00pm and Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 9:00am to Noon.  The office will be closed in observance of Good Friday (April 2, 2021).
 
Election Day Voting:
If opting to vote on Election Day on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, you will go to your assigned polling location.  Polls will be open from 6:00am to 7:00pm.  Your polling location is on your Voter Registration Card or you may click here to check your registration.  When entering in your information be sure to use your registered name.
 
 
 
Voter Registration: Who is Eligible to Vote?

To be eligible to register to vote, a person:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.  Naturalized citizens must provide the name of the court where naturalized, state and date of naturalization. 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age by Election Day; 17 years of age to vote in the General or the Consolidated Primary if individual will be 18 as of the following General or Consolidated Election.
  • Must be a resident of the precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • Must not be convicted and in jail.

What is Needed to Register:

Eligible voters who wish to register in person must present two forms of ID at time of registration, one showing their current residence address.

How to Register :

In Person:

  • County Clerk's Office, 1212 Logan Avenue, Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere City Clerk, 401 Whitney Blvd., Belvidere, IL
  • Most Area Banks
  • Secretary of State Driver's License Facilities (if conducting business with Secretary of State)
  • Republican & Democratic Party Representatives

 By Mail:

To download the application click here.  Fill it out, sign and mail to Boone County Clerk, 1212 Logan Ave, Suite 103, Belvidere, IL 61008

Online:

Eligible voters may register online through the State Board of Elections.   A valid Illinois Driver's License or State ID is required when registering online.  To register online click here.

Current Registration

The law requires Registered Voters to keep their name and address current. You CANNOT VOTE for local candidates or any local propositions if you are not properly registered. You can update your information using any of the ways listed above.  Voter registration ends 28 days before an election.  Please contact the County Clerk's office at 815-544-3103 if you have any questions. 

Not sure if you are registered or where your polling place is located? 

For the most current and up to date information you may call the Boone County Clerk's Office at 815-544-3103. 

The State Board of Elections has a website that you can verify this information.  Please note this way is not always the most current as the State Board of Elections receives their information from our office.  Click here to check your registration and polling place online.  

Boone County Polling Places :

Below is a list of addresses which are the associated polling places for each voting precinct.  If you are unsure which precinct you belong to Click Here for an interactive Polling Place Map and search for your home address.  Once you search your home address, there will be labels on the map which will tell you which precinct you're assigned to and the address of your assigned polling place.

Belvidere Wards

To find out which ward you are in and who your representative aldermen are Click Here for an interactive Ward map.

  • Belvidere 1 - Community Building, 111 W. First St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 2 - Community Building, 111 W. First St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 3 - Community Building, 111 W. First St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 4 - Community Building, 111 W. First St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 5 - VFW, 1310 W Lincoln Ave., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 6 - Ida Public Library, 320 N. State St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 7 - First Baptist Church, W. Jackson & Appleton Rd., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 8 - Manley Belvidere Ford-Lincoln, 1800 N. State St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 9 - Boone County Board Room/Administration Campus, 1212 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 10 - Salvation Army, 422 S. Main St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 11 - Evangelical Covenant Church, 220 E. Harrison St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 12 - First Presbyterian Church, 221 N. Main St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 13 - Community Building, 111 W. First St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 14 - Community Building, 111 W. First St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 15 - Boone County Board Room/Administration Campus, 1212 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 16 - Poplar Grove Airport, EAA Hangar,  5151 Orth Rd., Poplar Grove, IL
  • Belvidere 17 - Boone County Conservation District, 603 North Appleton Rd., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 18 - Kunes GMC of Belvidere FKA Jack Wolf Pontiac-Cadillac, 1855 N. State St., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 19 - Keen Age Center, 2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 20 - Christ Lutheran Church, 425 Riverside, Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 21 - Swanhills Golf Course, 2600 Gustafson Rd., Belvidere, IL
  • Belvidere 22 - Keen Age Center, 2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere, IL
  • Flora 1 - U.A.W. Hall Local 1268, 1100 W. Chrysler Dr., Belvidere, IL
  • Flora 2 - Flora Town Hall, 3100 Town Hall Rd., Belvidere, IL
  • Caledonia 1 - Timberlane Village Hall, 2940 Charleston Ct., Caledonia, IL
  • Caledonia 2 - Candlewick Recreation Center - 1812 Candlewick Dr. SW, Poplar Grove, IL
  • Caledonia 3 - Candlewick Recreation Center - 1812 Candlewick Dr. SW, Poplar Grove, IL
  • Manchester - Manchester Town Hall, 20904 Grade School Rd., Caledonia, IL
  • Spring - Spring Town Hall, 3150 Shattuck Rd., Belvidere, IL
  • Bonus 1 - Garden Prairie Fire Station, 19044 Rt. 20, Garden Prairie, IL
  • Bonus 2 - Bonus Town Hall, 9015 Marengo Rd., Garden Prairie, IL
  • Bonus 3 - Logan Ave Self Storage FKA Doc's Upholstery, 6544 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL
  • Boone 1 - Fire Station, Ogden St., Capron, IL
  • Boone 2 - Capron Lions Community Building, 305 E North St., Capron, IL
  • LeRoy - LeRoy Town Hall, 9743 Blaine Rd., Capron, IL
  • Poplar Grove 1 - Poplar Grove Village Hall, 200 Hill St., Poplar Grove, IL
  • Poplar Grove 2 - Poplar Grove Fire Station, Rt. 173, Poplar Grove, IL
  • Poplar Grove 3 - Poplar Grove Fire Station, Rt. 173, Poplar Grove, IL

Belvidere & County Printed Precinct Maps

Boone County Voter Equipment