Voting Information


Register to vote or change your registration at Village Hall. To register, you must appear in person with 2 forms of identification:

  • Picture identification
  • Identification with your current River Forest address

Registration is closed by Cook County law 30 days before an election and for 5 days after an election.

Click here for polling places and election results.

Click here for River Forest Township Precinct Map

Early Voting

Early voting is open to all registered voters whether or not you will be out of town on election day. You may early vote at Maybrook Square (located east of 1st Avenue north of the Eisenhower Expressway in Maywood) or any other Cook County early voting site.

Check the Cook County Clerk's website for early voting locations.

College Student Voting

College students may fill out an application for the Student Absentee Voter Program. The student will automatically receive an absentee ballot application before every election for the next 2 years.

Click here for more information and to download an application.

April 7, 2015 Election Results:  Please click here.

April 9, 2013 Election Results:  2,438 ballots cast.  Therefore, the number of signatures required for nominating petitions for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election is:

Minimum:  122

Maximum: 196

**The State Board of Elections recommends that all prospective candidates consult with competent legal counsel when preparing their nomination papers**

2015 Consolidated Election Calendar, click here

2015 State of Illinois Election and Campaign Finance Calendar, click here

2015 State of Illinois Candidate's Guide, click here

2015 Elections - Suburban Cook County - Information for Candidates, click here