Voting & Elections
Illinois's gubernatorial election day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Early voting begins on October 22, 2018, and continues until November 5, 2018.
Registering to Vote - This page lists the different ways of registering to vote, and includes the requirements and forms of identification needed to register to vote, when, where and how you can register to vote in Illinois. You can get registered to vote at the library until October 9, 2018.
Illinois Online Voter Application - Online form for applying to vote in Illinois.
Cook County Election Department - Verify your voter registration, locate your polling place, and see a sample ballot and other information related to the election.
Illinois State Board of Elections - Find your polling place, information about election contributions and other information related to elections in Illinois.
FactCheck.org - A not-for-profit organization to bring truth to the voting process.
Project Vote Smart - A not-for-profit organization that provides factual information about the political system, issues, candidates, and elected official to private citizens.
OpenSecrets.org - Independent and nonprofit organization that is the premier group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
PolitiFact - A fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials, candidates, leaders of political parties and others who speak up in American politics.