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Election Information  -  November 2014

Earling voting begins Monday, October 20, 2014.

Early voting locations are listed on the Cook County web site.

Absentee Voting:

Voters who cannot vote at one of the County's sites can still vote absentee by mail.

Students who are registered to vote may sign up for the Cook County Clerk's Student Absentee Ballot Program. The application can be sent to the school address or home address for the parents to forward.

For further information on absentee voting, visit the Cook County Clerk's website or call 312-603-0906. 

Polling Place Information:

To save money on election costs, a number of polling places in Cook County are being consolidated. Visit the  Cook County Clerk's website to confirm your polling location.  WIlmette residents also may contact the Village Deputy Clerk's office at 847-853-7511 or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for polling place information. 

Sample Ballot

For a sample ballot, check your registration status, find your polling place, visit the Cook County web site.

League of Women Voters - Voter Guide

The information provided on the candidates comes from public sources and has been verified as much as possible.  The League never endorses candidates or political parties.

Offices up for Election:

United States Senator

Richard J. Durbin (D)

James D. 'Jim' Oberweis (R)

United States Representative, 9th District

Janice D. Schakowsky (D)

Susanne Atanus (R)

Governor  / Lieutenant Governor

Pat Quinn & Paul Vallas  (D)

Bruce Rauner & Evelyn Sanguinetti (R)

Attorney General

Lisa Madigan (D)

Paul M. Schimpf (R)

Secretary of State

Jesse White (D)

Michael Webster (R)


Sheila Simon (D)

Judy Baar Topinka (R)


Michael W. Frerichs (D)

Tom Cross (R)

State Senator. 9th District

Daniel Biss (D)

State Representative, 17th District

Laura Fine (D)

Kathleen Myalls (R)

State Representative, 18th District

Robyn Gabel (D)

Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Cynthia M. Santos (D)

Frank Avila (D)

Timothy 'Tim' Bradford (D)

James (Jim) Parrilli (R)

Herb Schumann (R)

R. Cary Capparelli (R)

 President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners

Toni Preckwinkle (D)

County Clerk of Cook County

David D. Orr (D)

Treasurer of the Cook County

Maria Pappas (D)

Sheriff of Cook County

Thomas J. Dart (D)

Assessor of Cook County

Joseph Berrios (D)

County Commissioners of Cook County

Larry Suffredin (D)



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