2024 General Primary Election

Click here for Lee County Voter Guide

Election judges are needed for Lee County.  Call 815-288-3309 the elections department or email election@countyoflee.org for more information.

Click here for Ogle County Voter Guide Your personal ballot will be available by filling in your information on the next page.

(If you have trouble getting your ballot be sure your first and last name are in the correct fields, and that you used only one or the other last 4 of SSN or Drivers License, If you still have trouble call clerks office 815-732-1110)

Election judges are needed for Ogle County. Click here for more information.

The following dates are for the 2024 General Primary Election to be held on March 19, 2024. 

February 8, 2024

  • Early Voting Begins at County Clerk’s Office
    • First day for early voting at the office of the election authority.
  • Voting by Mail Begins
    • First day for the election authority to mail an official ballot to a voter who has applied for a vote by mail ballot.

February 20, 2024

  • Voter Registration Closes
    • Last day for voters to register by mail or with a deputy registrar. Grace period registration and voting available at the office of the election authority.

March 3, 2024

  • Online Voter Registration Closes
    • Last day for voters to register online with the State Board of Elections.

March 4, 2024

  • Early Voting Begins County-wide
    • First day for early voting throughout Lake County.

March 14, 2024

  • Last Day to Mail Vote by Mail Ballots
    • Last day for the election authority to receive, by mail, an application for a vote by mail ballot and mail that ballot to the voter. (Note: 1. An earlier deadline is applicable to UOCAVA voters; 2. In-person applications are still accepted until March 18, 2024).

March 18, 2024

  • Last Day for Early Voting
    • Last day for early voting for the 2024 General Primary Election.

March 19, 2024

  • General Primary Election Day

2024 General Election

The 2024 General Election will be held on November 5, 2024. This page will be updated after the primary with additional important dates regarding the General Election.