Monday, October 29, 2018


Bible and the Ballot Voting Workshop

Here are a few resources to prepare you for the November 6th 2018 general election…

        http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/your-voter-information.html Using this website, you can find information on your public officials, polling places, and download a SAMPLE BALLOT based on your address. You can use this for research and take the sample ballot into the polls with you on election day.
       http://elections.chicagotribune.com/candidates/ You will find a comparison of candidates and questionnaires.
       www.votesmart.org  You can search the voting records of your current public officials.
       http://www.illinoisjudges.net/profile_circuit00cook.htm https://www.isba.org/judicialevaluations/bycounty These are resources for researching judicial candidates
       www.opensecrets.org Highlights campaign donations

Important Dates:
11/1/18                                                                                Last day to request ballot for mailing
11/5/18                                                                                Last day to early vote
11/6/18                                                                                General Election Day

Voter Bill of RightsYou have the right to:

  1. Cast your ballot without interference.

  2. Vote if you are in line by 7:00 p.m.

  3. Go to your home precinct and present IDs on election day to (a) register to vote or (b) update your registration, and then cast a ballot if you have not voted already at this election.

  4. Vote at your old polling place if you moved less than 31 days before the election.

  5. Get help voting from the election judges or from an eligible relative or friend.

  6. Use endorsements, sample ballots or notes while voting.

  7. Protect the secrecy of your ballot.

  8. Check your ballot choices and correct any mistakes.

  9. Have your ballot counted fairly and impartially.

  10. Have your young child with you in the voting booth.

Remember, your vote matters!      Happy Voting!

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