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Voting Information


October 18 Last day to register to vote online.
October 29 Last day for mail-in voting applications.
November 2 Last day for early voting at Lake County Clerk's Office and designated temporary locations.
November 3 General Election. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by this date.



BallotReady – A nonpartisan site that allows you to build your ballot by diving into every candidate and referendum on your ballot including candidate’s backgrounds, stances on issues, and experience.  BallotReady lets you “explore your ballot, make informed choices, and vote!”. Student Voting Guide – A nonpartisan guide designed for college students. Includes a bipartisan key issues guide and voter registration information for each state. – Pros and Cons of Current Issues – Feeling overwhelmed by all the issues being debated during the 2020 Presidential Election? Start here! is a nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that use professional researchers and rigorous editorial standards. 

Project Vote Smart – A nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office.

TurboVote – A tool that makes voting easy by sending text or email messages verifying voter registration status, reminders about important election deadlines, and polling place location. Developed by the nonpartisan group Democracy Works.


DEMOCRATIC PARTY – National | Illinois | Lake County

GREEN PARTY – National | Illinois | Lake County

LIBERTARIAN PARTY – National | Illinois | Lake County

REPUBLICAN PARTY – National | Illinois | Lake County


This page has resources from the Cook Memorial Public Library Voter's Page. Links to political parties and/or campaign websites are for informational purposes only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement.

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Last updated October 19, 2020