Most 17-year-olds can register to vote in 2014

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VotingStarting January 1, 2014, most 17-year old’s in Illinois can register and vote in primary elections.

The new “Suffrage at 17” law  allows them to choose which candidates will be nominated to represent their parties in the General Election.

A county-wide Democracy Week in February will encourage teen voters who will be 18 by the day of the general election to register to vote

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