How do I register to vote? When is the next election? Where do I vote?
To verify your registration, find your polling place and your districts and view sample ballots, go to http://www.Chicagoelections.com or phone the above number.
On Line Registration is available: It is possible to register to vote (or change your address) on line in Illinois if:
The applicant has either an Illinois Driver's License or State ID.
The signature is used for the ballot application.
The applicant has a Social Security number
If the applicant supplies her/his email address (optional), Illinois election code requires election officials to provide this email information to campaign committees and political organizations.
Voters need at least two forms of identification, at least one of which shows the address for their new/updated registration.
Information on early voting and grace period registration sites may be found at http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/grace-period-registration-and-voting.html.
No ID is required for voting in the voter's home precinct on Election Day unless the voter is voting for the first time and has registered by mail without verification. This information would be indicated to the judges by the Electronic Poll Book.
Polling place hours are 6am to 7pm.
The League of Women Voters is non-partisan, takes stands on issues, but never on candidates or parties, encourages informed participation in government.
The Chicago Tribune http://elections.chicagotribune.com/candidates
Vote for Judges http://www.voteforjudges.org for bar associations' recommendations for judicial candidates.