Macon County Voting & Election Information

Every United States citizen 18 years of age and older who have resided in the election district 30 days before an election is entitled to register and vote in that district. Persons must be registered to vote and may register in the Office of the County Clerk, at a Driver’s License Facility, with a Precinct Committeeman or with any Deputy Registrar. Changes of address within the County may be handled by mail to the County Clerk; those who change their name or move from the County must register anew.

Call the County Clerk office at 217-424-1333 with any questions concerning voter registration or elections in Macon County.

The qualifications necessary to be an election judge are:

  • be a registered voter
  • be of good repute and character
  • be able to read and write the English language
  • not be a candidate for any office in the election
  • not be a precinct committeeman
  • high school seniors may serve as election judges under a special program