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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. 

Voting & Elections 11.1.2022

Illinoisans Can Call 866-OUR-VOTE Hotline for Any Issues Exercising the Right to Vote

CHICAGO — Common Cause Illinois reminds Illinoisans to use the nonpartisan Election Protection hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE, if they have any questions or encounter any challenges with casting a ballot on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters can call or text the hotline to connect with volunteers standing by to help.

Voting & Elections 10.11.2022

Illinoisans Approach Upcoming Deadlines for Voter Registration

SPRINGFIELD — New voters have until today, Oct. 11, to postmark their mail-in application to register to vote in the Nov. 8 midterm election. Should Illinois voters submit their application online, they have until Sunday, Oct. 23 at midnight. Additionally, Illinoisans should double-check their voter registration in order to update or correct any appropriate information, said Jay Young, Common Cause Illinois’ executive director.

Voting & Elections 06.30.2022

Common Cause Illinois Issues Statement After June 28 Primaries

Common Cause Illinois is a non-partisan, pro-democracy organization. The choice that candidates such as Miller and Bailey offer is not a choice between different views on policy, but rather a choice between democracy and authoritarian rule; a choice between certifiable elections or the ability of ideologue to overturn the will of the people.

Voting & Elections 04.17.2020

Testimony before the Illinois State Board of Elections

"In this time of crisis, our coalition has committed itself to working to ensure that every eligible voter who wants to vote in November can vote, in as safe a manner possible. It will take a coordinated effort to achieve this goal, and we intend to work closely with our state and local election officials, decision makers, coalition partners and community members."

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