Be a Voter

Government Sites | Fact Checking | General Resources | Political Parties

Election Results

Cook County Clerk’s Office: https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/election-results
Chicago Sun-Times: https://elections.suntimes.com/results/2020/
Chicago Tribune: https://www.chicagotribune.com/election-2020/results/
Daily Herald: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/politics/election/results/


Government Sites


Fact Checking

Annenberg Political Fact Check – Designed to help voters by “monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.” Updated even when it is not election season. Includes information on special interest groups behind television ads.

Center for Public Integrity – A well-documented investigative journalism organization and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 & 2017.

Newsguard – Browser extension that provides an easy way to evaluate websites. “Green-Red ratings compiled by a team of trained journalists signal if a website is trying to get it right, has a hidden agenda, or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda.”

Politifact – A fact-checking website founded by editors of Time Magazine and in conjunction with Congressional Quarterly.

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General Resources

BallotReady – A nonpartisan site that allows you to build your ballot by diving into every candidate and referendum on your ballot including candidate’s backgrounds, stances on issues, and experience. BallotReady lets you “explore your ballot, make informed choices, and vote!”.

BestColleges.com Student Voting Guide – A nonpartisan guide designed for college students. Includes a bipartisan key issues guide and voter registration information for each state.

League of Women Voters of Glenview/Glencoe – A nonpartisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in government.

ProCon.org – Pros and Cons of Current Issues – Feeling overwhelmed by all the issues being debated during the 2020 Presidential Election? Start here! ProCon.org is a nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that use professional researchers and rigorous editorial standards.

Project Vote Smart – A nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office.

TurboVote – A tool that makes voting easy by sending text or email messages verifying voter registration status, reminders about important election deadlines, and polling place location. Developed by the nonpartisan group Democracy Works.

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Political Parties

REPUBLICAN PARTYNational | Illinois | Cook County

DEMOCRATIC PARTYNational | Illinois | Cook County

GREEN PARTYNational | Illinois | Cook County

LIBERTARIAN PARTYNational | Illinois

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This page is compiled and maintained by librarians at the Glenview Public Library. Links to political parties and/or campaign websites are for informational purposes only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement.

Last updated November 4, 2020