Voter Engagement and Registration

Indivisible Illinois aims to increase voter awareness, voter registration and voter turnout for every election at the federal, state and local levels. We do this by working in coalition with other grassroots partners to host candidate forums, deputy voter registrar trainings, voter registration drives and other public events that are open to all. We believe that more civic engagement will lead to a more representative government that works for the people. Join the public Facebook group Indivisible ILVOTE Share the hashtag #ILVOTE

Indivisible Illinois provides extensive resources to engage with and register voters for the general elections 2018. These materials include:

  • How to host a voter registration event manual
  • Illinois voter registration mail in application in English and Spanish
  • Election Calendar
  • Voter Guides and more

Check out all our resources and information here.

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Why is Voter Engagement and Registration important?

The short answer: the more voters we register, the more voters we can turnout on Election Day. But voter registration is also about ensuring that every American can be an active participant in our democracy. To learn more about the importance of voter engagement and registration, check out this post.

How Can I Register Myself and Others Online?

Indivisible Illinois will be using an online voter registration tool that you can use to do voter registration both in-person in your community and by sharing online. We explain what this tool is here.

I want to register voters – what resources are there?

If there’s an event or location where you’d like to do voter registration, we have a lot of support to offer. Read our guide to organizing a VR table or event by Karen Goldman.  There’s a slide deck on organizing by Helen Celewicz, too.

Are you looking for additional volunteers to help you?  Or have questions? Get social and join the Facebook Group Indivisible ILVOTE.

We have a carefully researched FAQ for organizers and registrars that will answer your questions about ways of registering people, ID for voting, rules and dates, and much more.

What about materials?  We maintain an annotated resource of printable materials including registration forms, posters, commit-to-vote cards, and more.

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