2024 General Primary Democratic Ballot
2024 General Primary Republican Ballot
- Notice to the Elderly and Disabled
- Notice of Early Voting
- Notice of Ballot Color
- Notice of Election
- Notice of Polling Locations
CAMPAIGN FREE ZONES
- 1ST BAPTIST CHURCH - 413 W EMPIRE STREET, FREEPORT
- ST JOHN UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST - 1010 S PARK BLVD, FREEPORT
- CROSSROADS COMMUNITY CHURCH - 1668 CROSSROADS LANE, FREEPORT
- MT CALVARY CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST - 420 CHALLENGE STREET, FREEPORT
- ST PAUL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH - 607 E STEPHENSON STREET, FREEPORT
- 2024 ELECTION AND CAMPAIGN FINANCE CALENDAR
- Fillable Statement of Economic Interest form
- Election Schedule
- Campaign Disclosure Act
- Campaign Financing, am I required to file?
- Map of House, Senate and Congressional Districts
- Am I registered to vote, where do I vote?
- Registering to Vote
- Voter Registration Application
- City of Freeport Precinct Map
- City of Freeport Ward Map
- Rural Precinct Map
- County Board Rural Districts Map 2022
- County Board Freeport Township Districts Map 2022
- Vote by Mail and Early Voting Instructions
- Grace Period Voting
- Voter Assistance
- Early Voting
- Application for Vote by Mail Ballot
- Application for Permanent Vote by Mail Status
- Election Judge Training prepared and presented by the Illinois State Board of Elections
- Election Results from Past Elections
|General Primary—Third Tuesday in March
General Election—First Tuesday After the First Monday of November
|Consolidated Primary, Freeport City (if required)—Last Tuesday in February
Consolidated Election—First Tuesday in April following Passover
Early and Vote by Mail Voting Instructions
Early voting will be conducted at the lower level of the Stewart Centre, 50 West Douglas Street, Freeport, Illinois 61032
Stephenson County Clerk's Office
50 W. Douglas St., Suite 500
Freeport, IL 61032
The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Persons may apply for vote by mail ballot by mail or in person at the election authority's office located at the Stephenson County Clerk's Office, Stewart Centre, 50 W. Douglas St., Suite 500, Freeport, IL 61032.
Applications for vote by mail voting may be obtained by calling 815-235-8289 or writing to the office of County Clerk's Office, 50 W. Douglas St., Suite 500, Freeport, IL 61032.
Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations are located at 50 W. Douglas Street Freeport, IL 61032. These drop boxes are under 24-hour surveillance. Ballots must be returned to the election authority by the close of the election. Mailed ballots must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. the day of the election and must be received within 14 days of the election.
As a safeguard to vote by mail voting the following provisions are in effect:
- A candidate whose name is on the ballot is prohibited from assisting a physically disabled vote by mail voter unless the candidate is the spouse, parent, brother or sister of the voter
- Also, no one other than the vote by mail voter, a parent, spouse, brother, sister or delivery service may deposit the vote by mail ballot in the mail. A voter who was issued an vote by mail ballot (whether they voted it or not) may, upon execution of the proper affidavit, revoke his ballot and vote in person on Election Day
Further information may be obtained by calling 815-235-8289 or the Illinois State Board of Election at 217-782-4141 in Springfield or 312-814-6440 in Chicago.
Register to vote at the County Clerk's Office, which is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The law requires registered voters to keep their name and address current. You cannot vote for local candidates if you are not properly registered. You cannot vote on any local propositions if you are not properly registered. Please contact the County Clerk's Office at 815-235-8289, if you have changed your name and/or address and have not yet notified the County Clerk's Office.
Remember, it is your right to vote!
Please Do Not Forfeit That Right!
Stephenson County registered voters who do not have a voter's registration card, or who have a question regarding their registration, should contact the County Clerk's Office at 815-235-8289.
Judge of Elections
Judges of election are responsible for the administration of election procedures in the poling place on election day. They are in the position of ensuring that the election process is administered fairly and in accordance with our laws.
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be of good repute and character
- Be able to speak, read and write the English language
- Be skilled in the four fundamental rules of mathematics
- Be of good understanding and capable
- Not be a candidate for any office in the election and not be elected committeeman
An election judge has the responsibility to
- Open and close the polls
- Safeguard all election materials
- Ensure that only qualified voters are permitted to vote and that each qualified voter is permitted to vote once and only once
- Ensure that all votes are cast in secret
- Give instructions in the method of voting when requested by a voter
- Give assistance to illiterate and physically disabled voters
- Maintain order in the polling place throughout the day
- Tally the vote after the polls are closed
- Certify the election results in that precinct
Fill out the application form and mail it to the County Clerk's Office at the address on the top of the form. The Clerk's Office will contact you once the application has been processed.