Illinois: Voter registration deadline is Tuesday

Illinois: Voter registration deadline is Tuesday

CHICAGO (AP) - There's an important deadline for Illinois voters Tuesday.

That's the deadline for online voter registration for the 2016 general primary.  You have until 11:59 pm Tuesday night to register.

The Illinois primary election is March 15th. This is the first presidential election in which 17-year-olds in Illinois can register and vote in the primary if they will be 18 by the general election on November 8th.

The online voter application form is available here: https://ova.elections.il.gov/

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