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Election Day

Chicago Women Head To The Polls To Protect Right To Abortion: ‘We Can’t Afford To Go Back’

More women across the country registered to vote after Roe v. Wade was overturned in June. “I did it for me, my daughter, for the women who came before me," one Chicago voter said.


With Car Caravans And Megaphones, Groups Get Creative Urging Latino Neighborhoods To Vote

For the first time this year, Latinos are expected to be the nation’s largest racial or ethnic minority eligible to vote in a U.S. presidential election, according to Pew Research Center.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

City Planning For Potential Election Night Protests, Unrest: ‘All Hands On Deck’

The city has begun drills and "workshops" to prepare for any Election Day chaos.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Here’s Where You Can Vote Early And Safely Drop Off Vote-By-Mail Ballots In Chicago (MAP)

Early voting will kick off Oct. 1 and officials will start sending out vote-by-mail ballots Sept. 24.


Chicago Needs Election Judges For November. Here’s How You Can Help (And Earn $230 Or More)

There's been a national shortage of people signing up to be election judges amid the coronavirus pandemic — but the post is key to ensuring voters can safely and confidently cast their ballots.


‘I Voted!’ Stickers Are FINALLY Coming To Chicago This Election Day

Typically, the city's voters get wristbands after casting a ballot, a difference from other locales that hand our stickers.


Voter Turnout For Primary Takes Deep Dive Amid Coronavirus, Polling Issues

There was record early turnout for the primary election, but few people turned out on Election Day.


Kim Foxx Decisively Wins Democratic Nomination For State’s Attorney Seat

"We must continue to lead the charge toward a justice system that is fair and just and equitable for all," Foxx said during her victory speech.


Polling Places Moved Last Minute, Missing Ballot Boxes, No Hand Sanitizer: ‘This Election Day Is A Disaster’

"This is the most scary thing — this breakdown in being able to participate in democracy because of this virus," one voter said.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

As City Sees ‘Extremely Low’ Voter Turnout, Pritzker Blamed For Rejecting Vote-By-Mail Option

Chicago had asked if the state could call off in-person voting and have everyone vote by mail. Pritzker's team refused, and now Chicago's seeing "extremely low" turnout.