Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago


Langdon D. Neal, Chairman
Richard A. Cowen, Secretary/Commissioner
Marisel A. Hernandez, Commissioner

Lance Gough, Executive Director
Kelly Bateman, Asst. Executive Director

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Election-Related Links

Classroom Materials for History/Social Studies Teachers
   2012 General Election - Mock Election Manual
   2012 General Election - Mock Election Ballot (English/Spanish)
   2012 General Election - Mock-Election Ballot (English/Chinese)

Cook County Clerk's Office 
Suburban Cook County voters may find information on registration and polling places for elections in Suburban Cook County at the Cook County Clerk's Office.

Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE)
The Illinois State Board of Elections offers a directory of every local election authority in the state, plus resources such as election calendars, statewide election results and campaign finance reports. This site also offers a statewide interactive Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping system so that you may search for Congressional, State Senate and State Representative Districts by address.

Election Assistance Commission (EAC)
The Commission serves as a national clearinghouse and resource for information and review of procedures with respect to the administration of Federal elections. 

Federal Election Commission (FEC)
The FEC is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections.

Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP)
The FVAP administers the federal responsibilities of the Presidential designee (Secretary of Defense) under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA).
This non-partisan, non-advocacy website was created through the Pew Center on the States and provides up-to-the-minute news and analysis on election reform.

Project Vote Smart
This national library of information covers candidates and elected officials in five basic categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and interest group ratings.