Vote 2018

General Election

November 6, 2018 General Election: https://www.lakecountyil.gov/4050/November-6-2018-General-Election

 

Voter Registration in Lake County, IL

Lake County Voter Registration: https://www.lakecountyil.gov/361/Voter-Registration.

Register Online at https://ova.elections.il.gov/ - Online registration is available through the Illinois State Board of Elections through 10/21/18. An Illinois driver's license or state identification is required.

Register in Person at any Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles facility through 10/21/18. https://www.ilsos.gov/facilityfinder/facility

Register in Person at LVDL through 10/9/18.

Register by Mail through 10/9/18. https://www.lakecountyil.gov/363/Mail-In-Voter-Registration-Form

Grace Registration 10/10/18-11/6/10. Available at any early voting site, your assigned Election Day voting site, or weekdays during business hours at the Clerk’s office.

 

Voting Sites in Lake County, IL

Registered Lake County voters may find your voting site at https://www.lakecountyil.gov/351/Voter-Power-for-Registered-Voters 

Lake County Early Voting Sites: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/13400/Early-Voting

Lake County Voting By Mail: https://www.lakecountyil.gov/343/Voting-Options#Mail

For additional assistance, visit the Lake County Clerk’s Office at https://www.lakecountyil.gov/

 

The Issues!

Pro and Con Arguments for Hot Button Issues: https://www.procon.org/

 

Who Are My Reps?

Finding Federal, State, and Local Officials and their Contact Information: https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials

Find Illinois House or Senate representatives: https://www.illinoispolicy.org/maps/

 

Local and Judicial Elections

Ballotpedia (Illinois page): https://ballotpedia.org/Main_Page - Covers state government elections, schoolboards etc, with essays on issues.

Judicial Evaluations by County: https://www.isba.org/judicialevaluations

Judicial Elections in Illinois: https://ballotpedia.org/Illinois_judicial_elections

 

Political Parties

Democratic National Committee: https://www.democrats.org/

Democratic Party of Illinois: http://www.ildems.com/

Republican National Committee: https://www.gop.com/

Republican Party of Illinois: https://illinois.gop/

Green Party: http://www.gp.org/

Libertarian Party: https://www.lp.org/

Libertarian Party of Illinois: https://www.lpillinois.org/

Independent Candidates: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independent_politician

 

Additional Resources

Vote Smart: https://votesmart.org/

League of Women Voters: http://www.vote411.org/

Fact Check: https://www.factcheck.org/

Center for Public Integrity: https://www.publicintegrity.org/

5 Calls- Scripts for Calling Representatives: https://5calls.org/