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Division of Voting and Registration Systems

Division of Voting and Registration Systems

Kyle Thomas - Director

The Division of Voting and Registration Systems is responsible for the statewide Illinois Voter Registration System (IVRS). This includes all training and support of internal and external applications related to the IVRS. The IVRS is a requirement of the federal Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA). The VRS Division is also responsible for all requests from registered political committees for computerized voter data as well as the secure website where pre-election ballot request information is contained. The VRS Division also maintains the Public Voter Search stations in our Springfield office, which are accessible during normal business hours, except during close of registration 27 days prior to an election. The Division of Voting and Registration Systems also has the following responsibilities:
  • Approval of voting systems for use in Illinois.
  • Preparation and conduct of pre-election tests of voting systems.
  • Preparation of referenda profile for each election.
  • Analysis of vote tabulation system computer operator logs from each regular election.



Division of Voting and Registration Systems

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