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Oct. 24, 2012

Contact: Willard R. Helander




Grace Period Voter Registration Ending for November Election


WAUKEGAN, Illinois - Lake County Clerk Willard Helander reminds voters that grace period registration for the November 6 General Elections ends Saturday, Nov. 3. Residents across the county may grace register at the Lake County Central Permit Facility, 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville. Residents of Waukegan, North Chicago, Beach Park, Zion, and Park City are also served at the County Clerk's main office at 18 N. County Street, Waukegan. Hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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 November 8, two days after the General Election in accordance with election law.


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