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February 23, 2012

Contact:  Willard R. Helander


 Grace Period Voter Registration Available


WAUKEGAN, Illinois - Grace period registration is now available to Lake County residents who need to register to vote for the March 20 Primary Election. This registration is available only at the County Clerk's office, 18 N. County St., Waukegan, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. through the close of business on March 13.


Registering under grace provisions allows county residents to register for the first time or update a new address in Lake County. New registrants must be U.S. citizens, residents of their precinct for 30 days before Election Day, 18 years old on or before the election, and are required to provide two forms of identification. Those who register under the grace period provision must vote at the time of registration.


Voter registration through deputy registrars across the county will re-open on March 22, two days after the General Primary Election in accordance with election law.


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