Helpful resources for Illinois Primary Election - Tuesday, March 20

 
The Illinois Primary Election occurred on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Early voting occurred March 5 through 19. 
 
We gathered some valuable information about the election to help you as you learn about candidates and get ready to vote.
 

Register to Vote

Register to vote online at the Cook County Clerk’s Office until March 4.  After that, you can take part in Grace Period Registration and Voting up to election day.  For that, you will need to bring two pieces of ID to a designated location.  You can even register and vote on Election Day, in your home precinct at your polling place.
 
Your Voter Information Tool
Enter your address at the Cook County Clerk’s website to look up your polling place, a sample ballot, your early voting site, and your current elected officials.
 
Learn About Candidates
As you prepare for Election Day, you can learn more about candidates from various sources:
Chicago Sun Times 2018 Illinois Primary Voting Guide
Chicago Tribune endorsements
Chicago Tribune candidate surveys
Daily Herald news, endorsements, profiles, etc.
Illinois State Bar Association Judicial Evaluations
Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluations (2018 coming soon)
 
For additional information, some organizations also perform fact checking and publish articles:
Ballotpedia Illinois:  A nonpartisan and nonprofit online encyclopedia of American politics and elections.
Politifact Illinois:  A Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking website.
 
Looking for more information? Contact a Specialty Info Services Librarian at questions@ahml.info.
 
 
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

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  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
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