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As the second-largest constitutional office, the Office of the Secretary of State is an important resource for educating citizens about issues including anti-drunk driving, traffic safety, school bus safety, securities fraud, literacy, and organ/tissue donation. The Lansing Journal receives news releases from the Secretary of State's office and republishes those that impact our community.

‘PEEPEE’ and ‘GOTPOOP’ among rejected Illinois vanity plate applications in 2022

Small percentage prohibited for violating the state’s vehicle code information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State's office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 25, 2022) – There will be no PEEPEE, SUKIT or DUCKYOU for Illinois drivers. Those are just a few of the nearly 400 requests for vanity and personalized license plates that...

Driver’s license and ID card expiration extended to December 1

Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 25, 2022) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses, ID cards, and learner’s permits are being extended until December 1, 2022. The previous extension was set to end on July 31, 2022....

Secretary of State offices closed on Presidents Day

Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 17, 2022) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, February 21, in observance of Presidents Day. Offices and Driver Services facilities operating on a Tuesday through Saturday schedule will...

Secretary of State extends drivers license expiration dates to March 31, 2022

Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended an additional three months – from January 1, 2022, to March 31, 2022. This extension does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses (CDL)...

Secretary of State offices to close for Christmas holiday

information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 22, 2021) - Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices and Driver Services facilities operating on a Monday through Friday schedule will be closed on...

State Police to target disability parking abusers throughout holiday season

Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 23, 2021) – Secretary of State Jesse White announced that Secretary of State Police will be conducting parking stings at shopping malls statewide throughout the holiday season and ticketing individuals who illegally park in spaces reserved for people with...

Drivers Services facilities launch plan to address higher customer volume

Appointment-only facilities, expansion of online offerings among changes Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 30, 2021) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is launching a comprehensive plan to address the heavy customer volume at Driver Services facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. White’s plan includes...

IL Secretary of State reminds residents REAL ID deadline pushed to 2023

Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 2, 2021) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is reminding the public that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the federal REAL ID deadline to May 3, 2023. With the extended federal deadline of REAL...

IL urges residents to be wary of investor scams

Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 4, 2021) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is urging investors to be wary of internet and social media schemes promoting precious metals, cryptocurrencies, promissory notes, and foreign exchange markets. White reminds investors to contact the Securities Department...

IL Driver Services facility closures extended through Jan. 5

Driver’s licenses and ID card expirations are extended until June 1, 2021 Information provided by the Illinois Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 4, 2020) – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that Driver Services facilities statewide will remain closed for in-person transactions until Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, due to...