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Illinois Midterm Election Guide

Updated: Nov 2, 2022

To our Illinois family,


In preparation for the midterm election on November 8, we have prepared the following state voter guide to help you navigate and prepare for Election Day: where to vote; how to vote; and what’s on your ballot. We hope you find this guide helpful!


Please use this guide and share it with people who need it. An educated voter is a smart voter! Vote Smart!


Election Guide 2022:

Illinois


Voter Registration Information:

Need to get registered, request an absentee ballot, or find your local polling place? All of that information and more can be found here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/voter-registration/IL


Need to contact your local election office for questions about your registration, ballot, polling place, or any other elections question? Find all their contact information here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/offices/IL


Elections/Candidates:


Congressional Elections: 17 seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and one seat for the U.S. Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/C/IL/2022-congressional?stageId=G

Notable races include:


Gubernatorial Elections: Darren Bailey, JB Pritzker, and Scott Schluter are running for governor this year. See the full list of candidates running here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/G/<state-abbreviation>/2022-congressional?stageId=G


State Legislature Elections: 118 seats for the Illinois House of Representatives and 59 seats for the Illinois Senate are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/L/IL/2022-state-legislative?stageId=G


Statewide Elections: Offices for Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer are up for election this year. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/S/<state-abbreviation>/2022-statewide?stageId=G


State Judicial Elections: Two justices are up for election this year from the Illinois Supreme Court. See all the candidates running in these elections here:

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/election/2022/K/IL/2022-state-judicial?stageId=G


Ballot Measures:

Here are the statewide ballot measures appearing on your November ballot:

  • Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment: Proposes to amend the Bill of Rights Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that employees shall have the fundamental right to organize and to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing for the purpose of negotiating wages, hours, and working conditions, and to protect their economic welfare and safety at work. Provides that no law shall be passed that interferes with, negates, or diminishes the right of employees to organize and bargain collectively over their wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment and work place safety, including any law or ordinance that prohibits the execution or application of agreements between employers and labor organizations that represent employees requiring membership in an organization as a condition of employment. Provides that these provisions are controlling over home rule powers. Effective upon being declared adopted.

  • https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measure/2699/right-to-collective-bargaining-amendment


See the full list of all 2022 national statewide ballot measures here: https://justfacts.votesmart.org/elections/ballot-measures/2022



Happy Election Season!


The Vote Smart Team

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