Voting and Election Information for Lake County, Illinois
If you don’t know which districts you live in, you may use Project Vote Smart’s “Find Your Representative” feature (enter your 9-digit zip code on the left hand side of the main page) or the Illinois State Board of Elections District and Officials Search to find your elected officials.
For additional assistance, please contact the Lake County Clerk’s Office at 847-377-2400 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Voting in Lake County, Illinois
Can I Vote?
This web site “was created by state election officials to help eligible voters figure out how and where to go vote” in all 50 states.
Federal Voting Assistance Program
Information on voting for U.S. citizens who live outside the U.S., including uniformed service members.
Lake County Clerk’s Office
Get answers to your questions about voting in Lake County, Illinois, here, including how to vote by mail, early voting, and where to go to vote.
Annenberg Political Fact Check
This site helps voters by “monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.” This site is continually updated, even when it isn’t election season.
The Center for Public Integrity
Well-documented investigative research on national and world issues.
Illinois State Board of Elections
The state’s election web site provides results from past elections as well as information on the current candidates.
Illinois State Board of Elections: Find Districts/Officials Using Address
For Illinois voters, this system lets you use your address or rural route number to find your district numbers and the names of your elected officials. Select “By Address” to begin.
League of Women Voters of Illinois
This non-partisan organization encourages both men and women to be active, informed citizens.
On the Issues
Undecided? Try this web sites’s Presidential Vote Match feature to find out how your opinions line up with those of the candidates.
This site presents non-partisan information on upcoming elections.
Provides objective information about the candidates and their positions on the issues. You can use this web site to find the names of your elected officials based on your zip code.
Chicago Tribune Politics
Complete coverage of local and national politics.
Chicago Sun-Times: Elections
The latest on the upcoming election, including how you can get involved.
The Daily Herald focuses on personalities and issues important to suburban voters.
Politics on NPR
Listen to recent National Public Radio (NPR) stories on the political scene.