Why Vote?

Why Vote?

Register and Vote

Register to Vote 

Information for Voters 

Illinois Voter Registration 

Voting Rights Milestones in America: A Timeline | HISTORY 

  • Honoring past Americans’ fight for suffrage by way of voting 

New Generation Impact

Chicago Votes 

  • An organization that supports voting in Chicago and organizes voting parades 
  • They also have very informative graphics 

Mivka Challenge 

  • Mission to develop youth to be empowered, informed, and active citizens who will promote a just and equitable society. 

First Time Voters Reasons for Voting  

No Vote Impact

The ‘Cost’ of Voting in America: A Look at Where It’s Easiest and Hardest - The New York Times (nytimes.com) 

  • Illinois is ranked as the 9th state in which it’s easiest to vote 

Countries Where Women Cannot Vote 2024 (worldpopulationreview.com) 

  • In other parts of the globe, people still lack the right to vote: “the absolute monarchy Brunei has not held a national public election since 1962, and a recent election in the United Arab Emirates granted suffrage to only 12% of all men and women, who were selected using undisclosed criteria” 

Block the Vote: How Politicians are Trying to Block Voters from the Ballot Box | ACLU 

  • If exercising the right to vote weren’t meaningful, why would there be an effort to place barriers to voting? 

Chicago Urban League iRegister (Coming Soon)

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