In order to vote in the November election you must be registered to vote by October 5. This is a HUGE election year with many aldermanic races, a mayoral race and a governor's race at stake. Illinois is still ranked 49th out of 50 for education funding. Chicago Public Schools still need a lot of work, and a few alderman can change the dynamics of the City Council. YOUR VOTE REALLY COUNTS! Please register to vote. Here are the ways you can do so:
In Chicago, voters may register or change the address or name on their registrations:
-- by submitting this mail-in form to register / file a change of address/ file a change of name.
-- in person at 69 W. Washington St., Sixth Floor.
-- at any Secretary of State's office where driver's licenses and state IDs are issued.
-- through an active deputy registrar affiliated with a local organization, such as a political party, ward office, business, etc.
This information and more regarding voter registration can be found at the Board of Elections Commissioners, City of Chicago