2020 Election Information
Get the facts on the upcoming November 3rd election, including:
Volunteer with the League
Interested in supporting Champaign County and the League? We have plenty of volunteer opportunities, including:
New 2020 Election and Voting Videos and Graphics
The League is working hard to produce informational and motivational videos and graphics to help #GrowTheVote for this upcoming election. Check out our latest resources below!
See the new video: Vote from Home: Safe, Secure, Easy for an overview of mail ballots and information on measures being taken to make voting by mail easy and secure.
There's a new Youth Video and Graphics page with links to student challenge videos, videos from community collaborations and more. The youth videos are grouped under a Youth Video playlist on the League's YouTube page.
The League has a growing collection of downloadable graphics on registration and voting. Help us spread the word by sharing these #GrowTheVote graphics on social media or in your own organizations newsletters!
New Videos on the League's YouTube page
If you haven't visited our YouTube page, it's a good site to bookmark. We frequently upload videos from meetings and events to this page.
A couple of recent additions are below.
League Office Hours - August 2020 - Office Hours are monthly sessions, only 20 minutes, with updates on League activities. In this session, Ann Prisland talks about the latest information from the County Clerk’s Office on voting and Lynda Minor shares the results of the WhyVote video challenge with high schoolers.
Safe Voting & More - A Conversation with Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons August 26 discussion with Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons on the upcoming November 3rd election, safe voting, and more.
Candidate Forum Videos Are Available!
Click the buttom below for more information, including races, candidates and links to the videos for each. These videos may help voters make decisions about their votes in the 2020 election.
Please note that some forums were not held due to absence of all candidates. See the news item below for a memo on "Why the League doesn't do Empty Chair forums."
News and Announcements
Inside the September Issue of The Voter:
Fair Tax for Illinois
One of the items on the ballot this fall is the Fair Tax Amendment, which would update the state constitution to remove the requirement that income be taxed at a flat, non-graduated rate. Learn more about the proposed Fair Tax Amendment and why the League supports it with our Fair Tax for Illinois information page.