Election Information

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Voter Registration
To register at Buffalo Grove Village Hall, please bring two forms of identification-one must have your current address.  Applicants need to know their Social Security number, and naturalized citizens need to know their date and place of naturalization.  Residents must register at least 28 days before an election to be able to vote in it.

Some examples of identification: 

  • A current and valid driver's license
  • A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, or paycheck
  • Other government document that shows your name and address

Registrants must be a United States citizen, must be 18 years old on or before the next election (OR for a General Primary, must be 17 and will be 18 by the General Election), must live in your election precinct at least 30 days before the next election, must not be convicted and in jail, and cannot claim the right to vote anywhere else.  If you are presently registered, you only need to register if you move or change your name. Voters who do not keep their registration active by voting, will need to register again.
Upcoming ElectionsPrimary Election:
March 19, 2024

General Election:

November 5, 2024
Filing Dates for the ElectionsApril 4, 2023 Municipal Election:  The positions up for election are Village President, Village Clerk and three Trustees.  Petition filing for Independent and New Party candidates begins in the Village Clerk’s office at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022 and ends at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 19, 2022.    The Candidate’s Guide from the State Board of Elections may be found here:  https://www.elections.il.gov/
Filing Dates for ObjectionsApril 4, 2023 Municipal Election:  The deadline for filing Objections is December 28, 2022.

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Political Sign Information
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Political signs announcing/supporting political candidates seeking public office, political parties, and/or political and public issues contained on election ballots may be placed on private property, subject to the following:

  • Number: There is no limit on the number of political signs for each zoning lot, other than the area limitation detailed below.
  • Area: The total area of all political signs upon any zoning lot shall not exceed 32 square feet in area.
  • Location: No political sign shall be placed within the public right-of-way. No political sign shall be placed on public property except as permitted by the Illinois Election Code (10 ILCS 5/1-1 et seq.).
  • Height: Political signs shall not be of a height to block any line of sight of adjacent vehicular traffic.

Political Signs may not be placed upon public property, or within the public right of way. Generally, this is the area from the public sidewalk to the street and any roadway median areas. Any signs placed within the public right of way may be removed and disposed of by the Village.

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