November 3, 2020 General Election Information

Voter Registration

Voter registration is available at the Village Hall when open or at the Lake County Clerk’s office. You can now also register online, by mail, during early voting, or on Election Day. Requirements and other locations

Voting Options

Voting by mail, early, or on Election Day allows you to choose the option that best suits your busy schedule and lifestyle. More information

Voter Power

Registered voters can log on to find one-click personalized voting information:

  • Confirm you are registered with current name and address
  • Print your personalized sample ballot prior to Election Day
  • Submit the required application to receive a ballot by mail
  • Track clerk’s receipt of your ballot, if voting by mail
  • Find your assigned Election Day and all early voting site locations including driving directions and map
  • Find your current representative districts and elected officials


Early Voting at Village Hall

Early voting is available at Gurnee Village Hall (325 N O'Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL 60031) for all Lake County voters during the below hours:

October 19 - November 2



8:30am to 7pm

Saturday - Sunday

9am to 5pm

Postage-Free Drop Boxes for Vote by Mail

 If you received a ballot by mail and do not want to return it through the U.S. Postal Service, take advantage of the many postage-free drop boxes around the County. Election judges will collect ballots daily and bring them to the Lake County Clerk's office for processing. On November 3, all drop boxes will be locked at 7 p.m.

Branch Court Drop Boxes: You will have 24/7 access to outside drop boxes located at the exterior main entrances of four Lake County Branch Court buildings. These locations are well-lit, have 24-hour recorded video surveillance, and offer nearby parking.

Early Voting Drop Boxes: All seventeen Early Voting sites will have drop boxes inside the voting sites while open. You will need to park your car and walk into the building.

Election Day Drop Boxes: Only two voting sites will offer inside drop boxes on Election Day while the polls are open. 

 View a complete location list of postage-free drop boxes here.