Monday, November 06, 2006

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7; Get Out the Vote!

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7!

Don’t forget to vote! If you are a registered voter in the state of Illinois, don’t forget to vote. Polls are open from 6 AM to 7 PM on Election Day so you can vote before you go to work or school or your way home!

For information on your local polling place, visit the Cook County Board of Elections website at: for complete information on voting.

What do you need to vote?

-You will need the Voter Identification Card that was mailed to you at the time of registration. If you do not have one, you can show a state identification card to receive a ballot.
-Any materials that you need to help you vote. You can bring in scorecards, guides, any other information that may help you make your decision.

Don’t know who to vote for?

CAIR-Chicago has prepared the CAIR-Chicago Voter Education Guide which has comprehensive information on candidates and their positions on issues. It also has the voting records for candidates who are standing for reelection. You can get the voter education guide here:

You can also look at endorsements that local newspapers have made:

Chicago Sun Times:,cst-edt-edits05a.article
Chicago Tribune:,1,3549898.storygallery?coll=chi-politics-stories
The Daily Herald:

Disclaimer: Please be advised that CAIR-Chicago is a non-for profit, 501(c) 3 organization and does not endorse any candidates.


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