Can A Felon Vote In Illinois?
Individuals in prison for a felony conviction are ineligible to vote. Voting rights are automatically restored upon release from prison. People on parole or probation can vote.
Felon Voting Rights Illinois
Illinois is very lenient when it comes to felons voting. Most of the time if you’re on parole or probation you can’t but in Illinois that is not the case. Only felons in prison can’t vote.
How Can A Felon in Illinois Restore Their Voting Rights
Only people in prison can’t vote in Illinois and once you get out your electoral rights are automatically reinstated. You then need register or reregister to vote but here are the other voting requirements:
You must be a US citizen
You must be at least 17 years old on or before the scheduled date of a Primary Election and be at least 18 on or before the scheduled date of a General Election
You should be living in the election precinct where you will vote for a minimum of 30 days prior to the scheduled Election date
You cannot be serving time in jail or a prison facility
You cannot claim voter’s rights in another state
Register to vote here: https://ova.elections.il.gov/
More Resources For Felons In Illinois
Where To Start – If you’re new to our site, then you should definitely checkout our Getting Started For Felons page that will give you the BEST help to dominate life in Illinois as a felon. Click here to get started
Jobs For Felons – Looking for a job in Illinois? We have what you need to find a job as a felon. Click here to find jobs for felons
Background Check – You can get a background check to see what your record currently shows about your felony. Click here to get a background check
Legal Representation – If you’re a felon in Illinois and need legal representation to get a felony expunged or any other help from a lawyer then you can get a FREE consultation. Click here to get legal representation