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Voter Resources: More Resources

This page offers quick links, resources and information about voting in IL. Everything from checking your voter status to researching election runners can be found here.

More Resources

Want to learn even more? Here are some further resources that help you to find more specific information and services.  


Additional Voter Registration & Election Day Resources

  • Voting (link) 
    Registration & information, Election Day resources, election laws, results, process, and history; State & local Election Offices; FAQs
  • Can I Vote? (link)
    National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS). Created by state election officials with up-to-date national & state-by-state information. Sections: Voter Registration, Find Your Polling Place, Valid Forms of ID, Absentee & Early Voting, Overseas Voters, Election Official Directory, Become a Poll Worker
  • CIRCLE (link)
    Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (Tufts) provides info about voter registration numbers, barriers; oriented toward young people
  • Fair Elections Legal Network (link)
    Guides for voter registration drives in each state.
  • Federal Voting Assistance Project (link)
    Absentee voting assistance and verification for servicemembers & their families and overseas citizens. Plus, links to state/territory-specific election & legislative websites.
  • VOTE411 (link)
    League of Women Voters. Voter registration & voting info for 50 states, candidate info
  • National Voter Registration Day (link)
    On September 20th, volunteers will conduct voter registration drives to ensure that voters don’t miss registration deadlines.
  • Overseas Vote (link) 
    Nonpartisan voter services for U.S. citizens overseas and uniformed services members
  • U.S. Election Assistance Commission (link)
    Support and information for election administrators
  • U.S. Vote Foundation (link)
    Registration & information, FAQs by state and topic.
  • VoteRiders (link)
    VoteRiders offers free assistance for any eligible voter who encounters barriers to securing his or her ID to vote, including financial and legal help obtaining underlying documents like birth certificates, change of name documentation, etc.

Population-Specific information and Resources

Voting Rights: Laws, Cases, Policy

Voter Engagement

  • Nonprofit Vote (link)
    Resources for non-partisan voter registration drives and engagement
  • Voting Emphasis Weeks (link)
    Resources for Military Services and overseas citizens groups to to inform absentee voters of their right to vote and help ensure they are aware of the steps they need to follow.

Voter Education

  • Ballotpedia: Encyclopedia of American Politics (link)
    An encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Provides accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government.
  • CSPAN: Campaign 2022 (link)
    C-SPAN is a public service created by the American Cable Television Industry.
  • Vote Smart (link)
    Sample Ballots by Zip Code. Elected Officials & Candidates voting records, interest group ratings, speeches, campaign contributions, and contact information, current and past ballot measures by date & issue.

Campaign Finance/Funding Information

  • Federal Election Commission (link)
    Information about federal election campaign finance law and compliance.
  • Open Secrets (link)
    Nonpartisan information about the influence of money on politics.
  • Vote Smart (link)
    Elected officials & candidates voting records, interest group ratings, speeches, campaign contributions, and contact information, current and past ballot measures by date & issue

Primary Sources, Lesson Plans & Exhibits