LWVGR has sponsored a Zoom webinar on the impact of the newly drawn district lines. These new districts will affect everything from Congressional district lines to local county board seats.
Our guest speakers were political journalist Madeleine Doubek, the Executive Director of CHANGE IL, and Paula Lawson, the LWVIL Issues Specialist on redistricting. Kathy Tate-Bradish, of the LWV-Evanston was the moderator.
Please view the webinar here.
How does redistricting work? Through a process called apportionment. The National League explains it.
Who represents you? How can you contact your representatives?
Can you do a better job of choosing voting districts in Illinois? Draw your own redistricting maps!
See what redistricting maps made by the public were submitted to the Illinois State Senate.
FINDING YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
Looking for your Congressional, State Senate, and State Representative district numbers?
Use this helpful Illinois Board of Election Lookup Tool to see your current state and federal elected representatives.
Look at these redistricting maps to see which districts you are now in.
Check out your state representative’s and senator’s voter records at VoteSmart.
YOUR CURRENT ELECTED OFFICIALs
Here are websites of the various governing bodies where you can find elected officials.