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17 year olds can also register if they will be 18 by the general election
Any Illinoisan wishing to vote in the March primary better hurry if they aren't yet registered.
Tuesday is the deadline.
Multiple statewide races are contested on the GOP side including including Governor, Treasurer, and US Senate.
Locally, contested races include 94th District State Representative and County Clerk/Recorder.
On the Democrat side, Gov. Pat Quinn does have a challenger. Also contested is the race to face Rep. Aaron Schock in the 18th Congressional District.
This is also the first year that 17-year-olds will be able to vote. They must be 18 by the Nov. 4 General Election to qualify.
Those wishing to register have until 5 pm at the County Clerk/Recorders office to do so