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Elections


The Clerk is responsible for conducting all elections within Christian County including all Federal, State, County, City, School, Township, Village, Park and Library Districts as well as some Fire Districts. Some of the functions we conduct prior to an election, during an election, and after an election are:

    • voter registration
    • absentee voting
    • election judge training
    • precinct set-ups
    • ballot proofing
    • voter tabulation
    • deputy registrar training
    • Pollwatcher Credentials
    • Election Canvassing

Am I Registered to Vote? What is My Precinct?


March 20, 2018 General Primary Election Specimen Ballot

 

Early Voting, Vote by Mail and Grace Period Registration and Voting are all
conducted at the County Clerk’s Office located on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. In addition the Clerk’s Office will be open for voting only on the following Saturdays from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm: March 10th and March 17th, 2018. The Clerk's Office is also open for voting on Election Day, Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 for Grace Registration and Grace Voting Only from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All other business of the office will only be conducted during regular hours from 8:00a.m. until 4:00 p.m. All non-Grace registrants and regular voters may only vote at their regular polling place onElection Day.

Early Voting .................................. 2/8/2018--3/19/2018
Mail-In Absentee Voting................. 2/8/2018--3/20/2018
Close of Voter Registration............ 2/20/2018
Close of Online Registration.......... 3/4/2018
Grace Period Registration & Voting 2/21/2018--3/20/2018
Election Day................................... 3/20/2018

 

Ballots become available following State Board of Elections certification.

 

 

ELECTIONS INFORMATION:

Absentee Voting specific requirements to cast an absentee ballot and the methods to use to make application for an absentee ballot

BY MAIL: ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION and Guidelines for REGISTERED VOTERS ONLY

Early Voting learn who can vote early and where and when you can early vote in Christian County

Grace Period Registration and Voting information regarding how to apply for Grace Period Registration and the times and locations where Grace Period Voting is available

Election Dates Through 2021
POLLING PLACES

Military & Their Dependents & Citizens Abroad

Current County Election Results
Past Election Results

Am I registered to vote? What is my precinct?

LOCATION MAPS





 

 





 

 

CHRISTIAN COUNTY CLERK & RECORDER QUICK LINKS:
Current Election Details
Voter Registration
Early Voting
Absentee Voting
Grace Period
Military & Overseas Voters
Christian County Polling Places
Vital Records
Recordings and Fees
Freedom of Information Act
County Board Minutes
Other Clerk/Recorder Services
Accounting Functions
Property Tax Rate Extension

 

Current County Election Results

 

Early Voting Schedule & Locations

Close of registration will be on Tuesday, February 20th. Close of Online registration will be Sunday, March 4th. Grace registration begins on February 21st and continues on Election Day. Grace registration and voting is only conducted at the County Clerk’s Office. Certain proofs may be needed so please contact the Clerk’s Office as to what you will need to bring in with you and as to who qualifies to register under Grace.


There are many methods to get registered to vote. There are links to blank application forms and you may even be able to register online. Click on the Voter Registration Quick Link for more information or call the Clerk’s Office.


Pursuant to Article 19A of the Illinois Election Code, Early Voting for the March 20th, General Primary Election for all Christian County Precincts will be conducted at the Office of the Christian County Clerk on the second floor of the Courthouse located at 101 S. Main St. in Taylorville. The Courthouse may only be entered from the South entrance. The Courthouse is an accessible facility.

Early voting begins Thursday, February 8th and will continue through Monday, March 19th. Early Voting may be done from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturdays (March 10th and March 17th) between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Any validly registered voter of Christian County may vote during the early voting period. Be prepared to provide proof of registration. However, any vote cast is final and may not be revoked and the voter would not be eligible to cast a vote on Election Day.

Should you have any questions regarding the Early Voting Process, please call the Clerk’s Office at 824-4969.

 

 

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