How to Get Help Voting in Illinois

Wondering how to register to vote? How to vote by mail? ¿Quieres saber cómo registrarte para votar? ¿Cómo votar por correo?

Above: Courtesy of Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

Nearly half of all immigrants in the Chicagoland area — around 800,000 people — are eligible to vote.

With the Nov. 3 election right around the corner, Borderless Magazine’s Diane Bou Khalil brought your most burning voting questions to Fred Tsao, senior policy counsel at the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights; Rebecca Carter, a fellow at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights; and Michelle Hernandez, an advocacy associate from the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois. Hear their answers to your questions below.


Multilingual Voter Resources

Casi medio de todo los inmigrantes en el área de Chicagoland — casi 800,000 personas — son elegibles para votar. Con las elecciones del 8 de Noviembre casi llegando, Borderless Magazine te trae unos recursos para navegar esta elección tan importante.  

Necesitas ayuda votando en español? 888-839-8682

South Side Weekly’s Cómo votar en Chicago

Cicero Independiente’s Su Guía local para las Elecciones de Noviembre en Cicero Y Berwyn 


需要协助以普通话投票吗 888-274-8683

中文 (繁) 888-274-8683

한국어로 투표하는 데 도움이 필요하십니까? 888-274-8683

Cần trợ giúp bỏ phiếu bằng tiếng Việt? 888-274-8683

Kailangan mo ng tulong sa pagboto sa Filipino? 888-274-8683

                                                       بحاجة الى مساعدة التصويت باللغة العربية؟ اتصل على 5278-925-844

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English-language Voter Resources

Need help voting in English? 1-866-OUR-VOTE

Not sure if you’re registered to vote? Look it up here.

Want to know what will be on your ballot? Use Ballotpedia’s tool here.

Just Democracy’s Options for Voters Using Mail-in Ballots

Just Democracy’s Illinois Fact Sheet 

ACLU of Illinois’ Let People Vote! Guide

Injustice Watch’s Guide to Judges on the Ballot

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