Illinois voting issues
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Election and registration information
For the 2008 election Illinois used the following voting machines. For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Voting's Verifier tool.
- Main article: Voting machines
Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) machines with a paper trail:
Optical scan machines:
- Premier Election Solutions' (Diebold) AccuVote-OS
- ES&S Model 100
- Sequoia Voting Systems Optech Insight
Assistive Devices for Marking Paper Ballots:
State Board of Elections
- Website: http://www.elections.il.gov/
- 1020 S. Spring St.
- Springfield, IL 62704
- Fax: 217-782-5959
- Phone: 217-782-4141
- 100 W. Randolph,
- Suite 14-100
- Chicago, IL 60601
- Fax: 312-814-6485
- Phone: 312-814-6440
- Email: email@example.com
- For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.
State and local non-governmental election organizations
Illinois Ballot Integrity Project
- Website http://ballot-integrity.org
- Illinois Elections Hotsheet (Share eye-witness accounts of Illinois election problems.)
League of Women Voters
LWV of Illinois,Paula Lawson, President
- 332 South Michigan Ave. #1150
- Chicago, IL 60604-4422
- Phone: 312-939-5935
- Fax: 312-939-6887
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adams County
- Arlington Heights
- Champaign County
- Coles County
- Cook County (ILO)
- Downers Grove-Woodridge
- Edwardsville Area
- Elgin Area
- Geneva-St. Charles
- Glen Ellyn
- Greater Peoria
- Highland Park
- Homewood-Flossmoor Area
- Jackson County
- Jo Daviess County
- LaGrange Area
- Lake County
- Lake Forest/ Lake Bluff Area
- McDonough County
- McHenry County
- McLean County
- Morgan County
- Oak Park/River Forest
- Palatine Area
- Park Forest Area
- Park Ridge
- Greater Rockford
- The Rochelle Area
Articles and resources
- The main page on election protection and reform organizations.
- All articles in the Election Protection Wiki project.
- For election day: Things citizens can do to monitor elections and If you are told you cannot vote.
- ↑ See the VotersUnite! Election Problem Log.
- GoVote.org locates your polling place and other voting information.
- Google map polling locations locates most polling location, may be missing or out of date.
Election Protection hotlines
- 866-OUR-VOTE (National Election Protection Hotline)
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (Español)
- 800-966-5946 (AALDEF, Asian languages)
- 866-MYVOTE1 (Tom Joyner Hotline - VoterAction, NAACP National Voter Fund)
- 877-523-2792 (ACLU Voting Rights Project Hotline)
- 877-US4-OBAMA (Obama campaign Voter Hotline)
- 866-976-VOTE (McCain campaign Honest and Open Election hotline - leave a message)
- 877-GOCNN08 (CNN Voter Problem Tipline)
- 888-VOTE-TIP (VelvetRevolution Election Protection Hotline for fraud)
- 567-258-VOTE (Twitter Vote Report key in report or leave audio message)
- Vote411.org from the League of Women Voters provides all kinds of information to help you vote.
- ACLU's "Know Your Voting Rights - State by State" -- printable brochures summarizing your voting rights, for most states.
- One-page know your rights summaries for 27 states from the AFL-CIO.
- Click here to see the voter ID requirements in all states. From the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials
- Why Tuesday? offers a page for Illinois that helps locate Illinois's elections officials, election reform groups, and elected officials, as well as a page titled Find a group in your area that lets you find similar information for other states.
- Click here to request an absentee ballot. Go Vote Absentee is a project of the Women Donors Network.
- Information for voters with disabilities from NDRN.
Student voting rights
- See Illinois Student Voting Rights for a guide to student voting rights in Illinois. See Student Voting Rights for a guide to other states. From the Brennan Center for Justice.
- See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.
- Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español
- Verified Voting's Illinois page, which provides detailed information on voting equipment in use in every county in Illinois.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Illinois page, which provides detailed information on election law developments in Illinois. See map page to see the information for election developments in any given state.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Illinois general information page, which provides information on Illinois election authorities, post-election processes, and other topics. See map page to see this information for any given state.