1. Check online to see if you’re registered to vote in Illinois:
Illinois Voter Registration Lookup
2. If you ARE already registered to vote skip to Step 3
If you ARE NOT yet registered to vote, Get registered before October 11 so you can vote in November.
To register for voting in the State of Illinois:
(Read the online pamphlet “Registering to Vote in Illinois” for more info)
3. Consider absentee voting before election day
Unexpected things come up. Lines can be long. Don’t take chances.
If You Want to Vote Absentee: Please click here to view “Voting By Mail in Illinois.”
4. Be An Informed Voter:
We won’t presume to tell you how to vote. We’re confident you will make the right choices if you get yourself informed. So much is at stake for LGBTQ Americans this year. The 2016 election will be critical for protecting the progress we’ve made on equality and for continued progression toward equality. So don’t stop at just the presidential race. Find out who is on the right side of our issues in your state and in your local community and support those candidates.
As information becomes available from HRC and Equality Illinois we will post it here for you to use as a resource:
HRC on Trump: //www.hrc.org/DumpTrump
HRC on Hillary: //www.hrc.org/hrc
HRC on Illinois Issues: //www.hrc.org/local-issues/illinois