Grace Period Voting

Grace period voting is for individuals who were unable to register to vote or change their address prior to the close of registration (28 days prior to an election).

Grace period individuals may register to vote or change their address from the 27th through the 3rd day prior to an election. Grace period voting is only available in the Macoupin County Clerk’s Office, 201 East Main, Carlinville, IL. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Two forms of identification are required to register:

  • At least one of the two forms must show your name and current address
  • Only one form of identification may be a piece of mail addressed and delivered to you

The second form must show your name. These forms of identification shall include, but not be limited to:

Driver’s License
Birth Certificate
State ID Card
Social Security Card
Utility Bill
Employee ID Card
Student ID Card
Library Card
Insurance Card
Credit Card

Grace period individuals must vote on the same day they register to vote. They may not vote at the polls on Election Day.