Elections & Voting

Elections & Voting


U.S. General Election - November 3, 2020

JUF's JCRC encourages all members of the Jewish community who are eligible to exercise their right to vote. 

Q: Who will be eligible to vote in the November 3 general election? 

A: U.S. citizens who are registered voters.

Resources for voters in Chicago and Cook County:

Check your voter registration & find your precinct
Go here to register to vote 
Find current elected officials for your address here

You may also register to vote:

  • At an Illinois Secretary of State office when you are also applying for a new driver's license or State ID
  • At your polling place during early voting
  • By mail using this form
  • At your precinct on Election Day

Apply here to vote by mail. Any Chicago voter may apply.

Chicago voters who apply online between now and Sept. 24 will be among the first to receive ballots. Ballot mailings will begin Sept. 24-Oct. 5.

Resources for voters in Lake County:

Click here to check your voter registration and register to vote in Lake County

Check your voter registration status here

Register to vote in Lake County:

  • At the Lake County Clerk's office, 18 N. County St., Waukegan during weekday business hours
  • At public libraries, municipal or township offices
  • Through civic organizations' volunteer deputy voter registrars

Register online here through the Illinois Board of Elections


JCRC is the umbrella body for 43 major Jewish organizations in the Chicago area.

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