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Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Registration Effort Aimed At Getting Chicago High School Students To Vote

With 17-year-old’s now eligible to vote in Illinois, there’s going to be a massive registration effort in the schools ahead of the March primaries.

12/03/2013

Voters line up outside 69 W. Washington St. on Nov. 3, 2012, to take advantage of the last day of "grace period" voter registration and early voting. For part of the day, the line stretched for more than two blocks. (Credit: CBS)

Huge Crowd Of Voters Lines Up For Last Day Of Early Voting

As the last day of early voting winds down, a line to get into the main early voting center in downtown Chicago has been growing all day long, to the point it stretches for more than two blocks.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2012

Eun Ju Sohn.registers to vote. (Credit: CBS)

Today Is Last Day To Register To Vote

You can’t vote in the presidential election if you’re not registered. Today is the last day to do so.

10/09/2012

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Chicago Area Voters Can Use Smartphones To Prepare For Election

Both the Cook County Clerk and the Chicago Board of Elections have redesigned their websites so voters can prepare for the election with their smartphones.

10/03/2012

David Orr

Clerk Orr Urges Cook County Residents To Register To Vote

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and officials in Cook County are joining the effort to get everyone onboard.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Should Registering To Vote Be Made Easier?

With voter registrations still on the low side, local elections officials are debating whether it should be easier for people to register.

WBBM Newsradio–03/02/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Deadline Arrives For New Voter Registration

This is the last day to register to vote, and based on some numbers, not many Chicago area residents have.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Chicago Voter Registration At Record Low

The number of registered voters in Chicago is at the lowest level ever recorded, officials said Monday.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012