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The League of Women Voters of Chicago is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.

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The Presidential Election will be held on November 3, 2020. Learn what's on your ballot and how you can vote in Chicago.

Fair Tax Now

Hey Chicagoans—when you cast your vote in the November 3 Election, vote yes for a Fair Tax!

In Illinois, we currently pay a Flat Tax—everyone is taxed at the same rate regardless of their income. A vote for the Fair Tax ensures that the wealthiest among us must pay their fair share.

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All your Vote by Mail questions, answered.

Goodman Theatre
Event Date: 
Sep 17 2020 (All day) to Oct 8 2020 (All day)
Event location: 

Various Chicago Parks

In partnership with Goodman Theatre, we will be registering voters and answering voters' questions at upcoming performances of Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It! to take place at parks around the city.

Voting Booths
Event Date: 
Oct 10 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event location: 

via Zoom

Get up to speed on the November 3 election. We'll be reviewing procedures, deadlines, offices up for election, the referendum for a graduated income tax, three city-wide referenda and the judicial ballot.

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Hear from Susan Rogers, MD, who joined us to discuss the racial inequities in the current healthcare system in the context of COVID-19 and suggest the solutions possible in a single-payer system.

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We're bringing our annual League 101 briefing to everyone, this time in podcast form! Learn why the League was founded 100 years ago and how you can get involved in our important work of voter education and engagement today.