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Voter's Guide: Voting & Election Info

Election, registration, and resources

Election results

VIEW official results of the November 3, 2020, election in Lake County

Local media

Chicago Tribune

Daily Herald

Sun-Times

National media

The Associated Press will not predict a winner of the presidential election or name an apparent winner. The AP, a global news organization, will make the call only when it is certain — just as it has in every U.S. election since 1848.

AP News Election Hub

Explainer: States still in play and what makes them that way (AP)

Why the media are reporting different election results (The Guardian)

 

Voter resources

Common Voting & Election Terms: A glossary from usa.gov defining common terms. Especially helpful for new voters.

Election Calendar: Includes all upcoming election dates for Lake County, Illinois, voters.

Federal Voting Assistance Program: Voting assistance for military service members, their families, and U.S. citizens overseas.

Illinois Board of Elections: A quick and easy way to find candidate filings and general election information, and to verify if you are registered to vote in Illinois.

Lake County Clerk’s Office Voter Services: The official website of the Lake County Clerk; includes answers to frequently asked questions like “Who can register to vote?” and “Where do I vote?”

Lake County Voter Information: Get answers to frequently asked questions.

Lake County Voter Power: View your districts, voting site, and a copy of your voter registration certificate by providing basic information (name, date of birth, etc.).

Poll-watchers: Poll-watchers are official election process observers in voting sites before, during, and after voting on Election Day. A poll-watcher must have proper credentials, issued by the County Clerk, in order to observe at a voting site. Those credentials are checked by election workers at each site.

Special Voter Circumstances: Useful information on how to vote in a variety of circumstances including from a hospital or nursing home.