Illinois makes it easier than other states to register to vote, but do residents take advantage of the state's laws?
Illinois residents who don't have much of an excuse for not casting a ballot.
Wallet Hub's Jill Gonzalez looked at whether states offer early voting, no-excuse absentee voting, online voter registration and election-day registration.
"Illinois is 4 for 4 for each of those voter accessibility policies," Gonzalez said. That puts Illinois at the top of states when it comes to voter accessibility.