Voting

Issues pertaining to voting in elections.

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Your Mail-in Ballot Questions Answered

42 states and the District of Columbia have approved mail-in, or absentee balloting. It’s a safe method for those concerned about Covid-19 exposure. You can mail it or drop it off at the Winnebago or Boone County clerks offices or the Rockford Board of Elections.

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100 Days-100 Ways to Get Ready for Election 2020
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100 Days Until Election Day – 100 Ways to Take Action

In just 100 days, voters around the country will cast their ballots—and while Election Day this year looks different in many ways, making your voice heard has never been more important. With all of the election changes happening this year, we’re here to help every step of the way.

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Rockford election officials encourage mail-in voting option as pandemic safety alternative

“Just as when you show up in person, you have to sign your card, and they verify your name and your address, and you can vote. This time, you’ve already voted, but they’re going to do that verification. So, there are things in place already.” Carol Davies, the co-chair of Voter Services for the League of Women Voters.

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The Illinois Fair Tax does not tax retirement income.
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Please Support the Illinois Fair Tax

The League of Women Voters Illinois or proponents of the upcoming Fair Tax referendum in the November 2020 election. There is misinformation concerning the Illinois Fair Tax posted in social media. Please find out the facts for yourself.

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Mail-in Ballots Are “Go!” In Illinois Elections.

Voting-by-mail bill passed both Houses and is waiting for Gov. Pritzker’s expected signature. The measure is supported by national, state, and local Leagues of Women Voters.

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Vote 411-Voting in time of Coronavirus.
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Voting in a Time of Coronavirus.

While voters’ health and that of their communities is paramount, the League of Women Voters still encourages voters to exercise their right to vote! There are many ways for voters to participate in elections while mitigating their risk of exposure.

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