Find essential resources for voting in the Tuesday, November 4, 2008 General Presidential Election.
- Chicago Area Polling Places
Find your polling place if you are a resident of Chicago, suburban Cook County, or one of the five collar counties.
- Illinois Voter Rights
Learn what your voting rights are and what to do if you believe they have been violated.
- What to Do if You Encounter Problems Voting in IL
Find out who to contact if you run into problems voting on Election Day in Illinois.
- How to Vote Early
Anyone who is registered to vote in Illinois can vote early. Learn more about how to do that in Chicago and suburban Cook County, IL. Early voting runs from October 13 through October 30, 2008 for the November 4, 2008 General Presidential Election.
- Important Tip for Early Voting in Chicago
A reader who voted early recommends that every early voter in Chicago download a sample copy of their ballot before going. Learn a quick way of doing that.
How to Vote Absentee
You do not need an excuse or reason to vote early, but you do to vote absentee. Learn about voting absentee here.
Ballots - County, State, and Federal Offices
Register to Vote - Chicago and Cook County, IL
- Voter Eligibility
Do you meet the criteria to be eligible to vote in Illinois?
Register to Vote
Learn how to register to vote. For the November 4, 2008 General Election, you need to register to vote by October 7, 2008.
Voter Registration Grace Period
Did you blow the deadline to register to vote? There is a two-week grace period. Learn more about how to register under the grace period here.
- Confirm Your Voter Registration
Go here to confirm that you are registered to vote in Cook and the collar counties.
Additional Resources for Cook County, IL Voters