Let's Vote

Let's Vote! is a voter education program at Kishwaukee College. We provide resources to help students and other community members learn about voting and find all of the information they need to become confident, informed voters. Let's Vote! is committed to providing nonpartisan resources and information. Our Let's Vote! team is composed of Kishwaukee College instructors, staff, and students.

Note: to register to vote online in IL, you must have an IL driver's license or state ID with you, and you need to know the last four digits of your Social Security number.

Events

Let's Vote LIVE Panel Forum: “Social responsibility and how your vote makes a difference"
October 20th at 7:00 pm (recorded video of the live presentation below)

Panelists: Dr. Joseph Flynn, NIU; Sandy Lopez, NIU; Jennifer Jossendal, Kishwaukee College; and Ami Irmen, Kishwaukee College.
 

The forum is co-sponsored by the Kishwaukee College Student Government Association (SGA) as well as Adjunct Faculty members Cynthia DeSeife and Kay Shelton. Forum will be moderated by Kishwaukee College Interim Associate Dean, Pernevlon Ellis.
 

We want to hear from you about this presentation after viewing it.  Please click on link below for a brief survey:

https://forms.gle/Et5HXYinmX8TDARX7

 

Resources

Understand what's on your ballot:

https://illinoisvoterguide.org/ -The Illinois Voter Guide is the League of Women Voters of IL website that links to online voter registration, sample ballots, and voting district information.

https://justfacts.votesmart.org/ - Vote Smart provides information about federal candidates on the ballot and their positions on various issues

https://www.astartingpoint.com/ - Starting Point is a nonpartisan website that explains current issues in a balanced way.

Be An Election Judge

Election judges help to oversee the election process.  Qualifications include:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a resident and registered voter in county of judging
  • Be of good repute and character
  • Be able to speak, read and write the English language
  • Be skilled in the four fundamentals of arithmetic
  • Be of good understanding and capable of performing the duties
  • Not be a candidate for any office in the election, and not be a Precinct Committee person
  • Each Election Judge is required to declare their party preference

Compensation for Election Judges varies from county to county. To see specific information for each county within the Kishwaukee College district or to register, visit:

Election judges are through Illinois County Clerk offices and not Kishwaukee College. All questions about becoming an election judge should be directed to the County Clerk office.

Contact

For more information or questions, contact:

Scott Kawall
815-825-9837
skawall@kish.edu