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50 State Report: Illinois Earns Failing Grade for Redistricting from Common Cause

CHICAGO — Today, Common Cause, the leading anti-gerrymandering group, published a report grading the redistricting process in all 50 states from the view of the community. The comprehensive report evaluates public access, outreach, and education in each state based on an analysis of more than 120 detailed surveys and more than 60 interviews.  

Voting & Elections 03.29.2023

Chicagoans Are Called Upon to Volunteer as Poll Monitors to Prevent Voting-Related Issues on Election Day

CHICAGO — Common Cause Illinois urges Chicagoans to volunteer in their Election Protection program as a non-partisan Poll Monitor for the April 4 runoff elections.


Chicagoans Can Call 866-OUR-VOTE Hotline for Any Issues Exercising the Right to Vote In Tomorrow’s Election

CHICAGO — Common Cause Illinois reminds Chicagoans to use the nonpartisan Election Protection hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE, if they have any questions or encounter any challenges with casting a ballot in the election tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 28. Voters can call or text the hotline to connect with volunteers standing by to help. 

Voting & Elections 02.17.2023

With Chicago Elections Around the Corner, Common Cause Illinois Encourages Citizens to Volunteer in Election Protection Program

CHICAGO, IL — Common Cause Illinois urges Chicagoans to volunteer in their Election Protection program by assisting in poll monitoring for the Feb. 28 election.

Voting & Elections 11.7.2022

2022 Midterm Election is TOMORROW

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois voters have until Tuesday, Nov. 8 to make their voices heard in the 2022 midterm election. Voters can cast a ballot in-person or by mail. 

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