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Serving the people of Evanston & Skokie, Illinois, since 1922.

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Radio Interview on Voter Info

Then Co-President Betty Hayford, Voter Services Chair Jennifer O'Neil, and Membership VP Kathy Tate-Bradish were interviewed at CRIS Radio, at the Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired in 2015. They spelled out what voters need to know to be able to vote. Program host Ruth Frazier of FAACT (Forum to Achieve Altruism, Compassion, and Tolerance) asked the Evanston League members to elaborate on the mission of the League of Women Voters, and to inform the listeners about necessary voting information. Click here  to listen to the interview online.


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Voting in Evanston


In providing voter registration, the Evanston League is affiliated with the LWV of Illinois and the national League of Women Voters (LWVUS).

For statewide election information,
click here  to visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website.


Click here for complete local information from the Evanston City Clerk website.



​​2022 General Election: Tuesday, November 8

In addition to the Illinois gubernatorial election,
there will be candidates for federal and state offices
along with judicial partisan and retention elections
on the ballot.


Key Dates 
August 10, 2022– Vote by mail application–First day for any registered voter presently within the confines of the United States to make application by mail, electronically or in person to the election authority for an official vote by mail ballot. Please note that mailing and delivery of ballots does not begin until Thursday, September 29, 2022.


October 11, 2022– Voter registration closes for deputy registrars and local election officials

October 23, 2022– Last day to register to vote by online application

October 24, 2022– First day of early voting

November 3, 2022– Last day to request a mail ballot, including military and overseas voters

Novemeber 7, 2022– Last day of early voting

Novemeber 8, 2022– Last day mail ballots can be postmarked


Novemeber 8, 2022– Election Day (State Holiday)


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Understanding the Illinois Omnibus Election Reform Law
Illinois lawmakers passed the Omnibus Election bill the spring of 2021,which was signed into law by Governor Pritzker, June 17, 2021. Public Act 102-0015 makes major changes to the state's election code to strengthen cybersecurity measures, cope with delays to 2020 U.S. Census data, and further expand access to the ballot box for Illinoisans across the state. The Illinois Association of County Board Members and the Illinois Association of County Clerks and Recorders presented a webinar to explain the law. 
 
A recording is available 
here, and slides may be accessed here.

Illinois Voter Guide