Voting Information

Registering to Vote in Madison County, Illinois

Voter registration requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be 18 years of age by next election date
  • Must be a resident in the precinct atleast 30 days prior to election day 

When you can register: 

  • You can register to vote year round except during the 27-days prior to an election
  • Registration reopens the second day following the election 

Locations to register: 

  • City Clerk's office, Troy Municipal Building, 116 E. Market Street., Troy, IL 62294
  • County Clerk's office, 157 North Main Street, Edwardsville, IL 62025
  • Tri-Township Library, 209 S. Main Street, Troy, IL 62294 

Registering by mail:

  • You can register to vote by mailing in an application
  • It must be postmarked before close of registration 

Two forms of identification required when registering:

  • One form of identification must show current address (driver's license, utility bill, etc.)
  • If you register by mail, you must vote in person the first time you vote 

Voter registrations do not expire unless:

  • Change your name
  • Move from one county/state to another 

Officially registered: 

  • You are officially registered once you receive your voter ID card.
  • If you have not received your voter ID card within 3 weeks contact the Madison County Clerk's office at (618)692-6290

*** If you have any questions concerning voter registration please contact the Troy City Clerk at (618) 667-6741 ext. 513.