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Make a plan to vote in Primary Election 2024

Have you made a plan to vote? March 19 will be an important primary election in Illinois, and we need our voices to be heard now more than ever. 

Make sure you’re prepared this election season by taking these 3 simple steps:

Check your voter registration

Have you recently moved, changed your name, or recently become eligible to vote? Make sure your voter registration information is up-to-date.  You can still register on Election Day if you’re not registered to vote.

Check Your Status

Learn about the candidates and decide who you will vote for

Not sure who to vote for? We got you covered! Planned Parenthood of Illinois Action has proudly endorsed pro-choice champions across the state. Endorsed candidates were selected based on their reproductive health care policies and commitment to protecting the health and rights of Illinoisans.

Learn more

Make a plan for how you're going to vote

Decide if you’ll be voting in person or voting by mail. If you’re voting in person, schedule the time you’ll be going to the polls. Encourage your friends and family to join you!

Pledge to Vote

How to Vote Safely in 2024

 If you’re voting by mail 

  1. Find your local election authority
  2. Download and fill out the vote by mail application found on their website
  3. Return the application to your local election authority.
  4. Ballots will begin to be delivered to homes on February 8th. Fill out your ballot from the comfort of your home. 
  5. Return your ballot. You can either mail it back or use one of your election authority's secure drop-off locations. You have until March 19th to do this!
  6. Sit back and relax. Your civic duty is done!

If you are planning to vote by mail, make sure to request your ballot early and return it as soon as possible


If you’re voting at your local polling place:

  • Know your voting plan before going to the polls.
    Doing your candidate research ahead of time will ensure that you can get in and out of your polling place as quickly as possible! Be prepared and download our voter's guide for endorsed candidates to bring with you.
  • Vote during non-peak hours.
    Mornings, lunch breaks, and evenings will likely be the busiest times at most polling places. When planning your trip to the polls, try to avoid these high-traffic times, if possible.
  • Bring your hand sanitizer and pen. You can also wear a face covering as well.
  • Respect the social distancing markers at your polling location.

Talk to your friends about the 2024 Primary Election

There’s so much at stake in Illinois in this upcoming election. We can’t afford to sit on the sidelines. Talk to your friends, family, and neighbors about the 2024 election and encourage them to vote. 


Important Voting Dates

  • February 8, 2024
    Early voting begins
  • March 3, 2024
    Last day to register to vote
  • March 19, 2024
    Primary Election