Judge Blocks Law Expanding Same-Day Voter Registration In IllinoisIf you live in Cook County or another big county in Illinois, and planned to register and vote on Election Day, your options just shrank.
Cook County Officials Launch Major Voter Registration DriveOn the day after the first presidential debate, the Cook County Clerk’s office was hosting nearly 100 voter registration events across the county to mark National Voter Registration Day.
Democrats Slam Rauner For Veto Of Automatic Voter RegistrationDemocratic state lawmakers and others have lashed at Gov. Bruce Rauner, for his veto of legislation that would allow for automatic voter registration when people get their driver’s licenses.
Voter Registration Deadline Ahead For March 15 PrimaryAn important deadline for Illinois voters is a few days away. Online voter registration for the 2016 general primary will close Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. The Illinois primary election is March 15.
Quinn Signs Special Election, Voter Registration Bills Into Law In Final Public Appearance As GovernorIn his last public appearance before leaving office, Governor Quinn has signed two bills that drew the opposition of legislative Republicans and Governor-elect Rauner. WBBM's Bob Roberts attended the signing ceremony.
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.
Huge Crowd Of Voters Lines Up For Last Day Of Early VotingAs 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.
Today Is Last Day To Register To VoteYou can't vote in the presidential election if you're not registered. Today is the last day to do so.
Chicago Area Voters Can Use Smartphones To Prepare For ElectionBoth the Cook County Clerk and the Chicago Board of Elections have redesigned their websites so voters can prepare for the election with their smartphones.
Clerk Orr Urges Cook County Residents To Register To VoteTuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and officials in Cook County are joining the effort to get everyone onboard.
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.
Deadline Arrives For New Voter RegistrationThis is the last day to register to vote, and based on some numbers, not many Chicago area residents have.