Ahead Of Final Midterms Push, Early Voting Setting Records In Cook CountyWith one day left until the midterm elections, voters have been showing up early in Cook County in record numbers, with close to 250,000 ballots already cast in Chicago alone.
Early Voting Begins Today Ahead Of November ElectionAccording to the State Board of Elections, 1.4 million voters cast early ballots in 2016, a presidential election year.
Record-Breaking Voter Registration In Suburban Cook CountyCook County officials say they are seeing record-breaking voter registration numbers in suburban Cook County.
Suburban Cook County Sees Surge In Registered VotersAs mid-term elections approach, Suburban Cook County has already set a record for registered voters, with 1.5 million already signed up to vote this year.
Michelle Obama Schedules voter events in Nevada, FloridaShe appeared with fellow co-chairs including Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Hanks in a public service announcement in July encouraging people to register to vote and to participate in elections.
Michelle Obama Joins Nationwide Voter Registration EffortThe nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization will work online and in person to help register anyone who wants to vote in the fall.
Lawmaker, Advocates Launch Voter Registration Drive For Ex-OffendersState Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) said there are more than 4 million people in Illinois with some form of criminal background.
This Will Not Be The Last Voter Registration Day, Advocacy Groups Say Despite some victories, voting rights groups and others say their work is far from over as Illinois moves through another election season.
Cast of Hamilton Encourages Voter RegistrationCook County Clerk David Orr joined Friday the cast of Hamilton and hit the streets to get people registered to vote.
Indiana Official Clarifies Voter Registration Fraud ProbeAfter initially warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state has acknowledged that many of the thousands of altered registration records she flagged might just be residents rushing to correct their names or birth dates ahead of the election.
Indiana Official: Altered Voter Registrations Raise ConcernsThousands of voter registrations were altered, raising concerns about possible fraud, says Indiana's chief elections official, whose office warned voters to check whether their information is correct online and encouraged voting early to avoid problems on Election Day.
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.