Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The League of Women Voters will be registering Evanston residents on Saturday, March 9, at the Evanston Public Library. Residents can also register online, via mail or in person at several locations.
Local elections for city council, school board and Evanston township are coming up April 9, but its not too late to register to vote. The League of Women Voters will be holding a voter registration drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the Evanston Public Library. Residents who are U.S. citizens and will be 18 years old by April 9, 2013, are eligible to register, and should bring two forms of identification, according to the city website. Both must have a name, and at least one must have an address. Acceptable forms of identification include a driver’s license, an Illinois state ID, a student ID, a work ID, a utility bill with name and address on it or a passport. A photo ID is not necessary. Residents can see whether they…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Cook County Clerk's Office's mobile website allows you to check your voter registration status, find your polling place and see a sample ballot for your district.
Wondering if your polling place changed and who exactly you'll be asked to vote for in November? The Cook County Clerk's Office has a new mobile tool to answer those questions. Clerk David Orr announced Tuesday that the office's mobile website now allows suburban residents to use their smart phones to check polling places, review voter registration status and see a sample ballot. Visit cookcountyclerk.com on your smart phone. The tool, which is available in English, Spanish, Chinese and Hindi, will pop up automatically. And don't forget that the voter registration deadline is Oct. 9.
Friday, September 14, 2012
The deadline is Oct. 9 for voter registration in Illinois; here are lots of options to register. You can also sign up as a deputy registrar.
Friday, September 14, 2012
The deadline to vote in the Nov. 6 presidential election is coming up in less than a month on Oct. 9. "If you want to vote on Nov. 6, you must be registered," said Cook County Clerk David Orr in a statement. "Make your mark by voting in the upcoming election." Orr's office is also organizing a voter registration drive at the suburban Cook County courthouses on Sept. 25 to coincide with National Voter Registration Day. More details will be announced on the county clerk's website. Wednesdays through Oct. 3, the Clerk's office will host walk-in hours for anyone who wants to be trained to register voters. Stop by Orr's downtown office (69 W. Washington, Fifth Floor, Chicago) Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments are not needed. If …