Get Ready to Vote

posted Sep 25, 2012, 2:34 PM by Erica Hanke-Young
November 6th is election day. Are you registered to vote? Go to www.elections.il.gov and click "Registration And Polling Place Information" to see your registration information and polling place. You can register at City Hall and other locations. Click "Voter Registration" to learn more about how to register. Registration ends 27 days prior to the election.

Non-Partisan Guides for Voters:
  • www.factcheck.org -- Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. 
  • www.lwv.org -- League of Women Voters of the US provides voting information 
  • votesmart.org -- Candidate biographies, voting records, issue positions, speeches and campaign finance information 
  • www.opensecrets.org -- Center for Responsive Politics provides information for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data, lists of donors by donor name and candidate name. Note --covers only information required to be made public  
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