WTTW’s 2022 Voter Guide is your comprehensive library of resources for the General Election on Nov. 8. You will find candidate profiles; recorded video messages* from candidates, searchable by race or candidate; responses to candidate questionnaires; a map of Illinois searchable by Congressional district; and links to ongoing political coverage from WTTW News; and a video explanation of how your voter gets counted. This Voter Guide was produced with help from the League of Women Voters of Cook County. Find your polling location for voting on election day.

*Candidates were given two minutes to tell voters where they stand on the issues, why they feel they are best qualified and what they intend to do if elected or reelected. The messages were recorded via Zoom at no cost to the candidates.

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Spotlight Politics: Looking Ahead to Election Day

Election Day is less than a week away and candidates are out making their final pushes. Our politics team weighs in on that story and more.

Burr Ridge Mayor Gary Grasso appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Nov. 2, 2022. (WTTW News)

Suburban Mayor Urges Fellow Illinois Republicans to Return to the Center

Mayor Gary Grasso of Burr Ridge says the Republican Party needs to listen to those more moderate voices if the party is to make an impact going forward in Illinois.

President Joe Biden smiles as he speaks about infrastructure in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Oct. 19, 2022. (AP Photo / Susan Walsh, File)

Biden, the Optimist, Wrestles With Election, Other Worries

The refrain of Biden’s presidency — this promise that things will get better — is butting up against his own dire political projections: A Congress potentially controlled by what he’s labeled “ultra-MAGA” Republicans as he faces midterm elections that will define, and quite possibly stifle, the next two years of his term.

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Will Evanston Become the First Illinois Community to Implement Ranked Choice Voting?

If the question in Evanston passes next week, ranked choice voting would first be used in the city in the spring of 2025.

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Local Election Authorities Combating Misinformation, Organizing Staffing Ahead of Election Day

On Tuesday, the Illinois State Board of Elections warned of a text message disinformation campaign aiming to sow confusion about polling places.

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Week in Review: Senate Candidates Face Off, New Mayoral Challenger

Chicago Teachers Union candidate Brandon Johnson enters race for mayor. Candidates for statewide offices tussle in debates as election nears. Mayor Lori Lightfoot gets rebuke in City Council. And the suddenly hot Bears head to Dallas.

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, left, and attorney Kathy Salvi appear at the WTTW candidate forum on Oct. 27, 2022. (WTTW News)

Tammy Duckworth, Kathy Salvi Spar in Only Joint Forum in Illinois US Senate Race

The Senate candidates faced off in the WTTW studio and wrangled over gun control, abortion and inflation.

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Permanent Punishment: In Illinois, People with Criminal Records Can Still Vote. Advocates Are Working to Make Them Aware.

When people are incarcerated in Illinois prisons, they cannot vote until they are released and re-registered to vote.

Alexi Giannoulias and Dan Brady appear in a WTTW News candidate forum on Oct. 26, 2022. (WTTW News)

Candidate Forum: Open Secretary of State Office Has Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Dan Brady Squaring Off

It’s the first time since 1998 that Jesse White won’t be on the ballot for Illinois secretary of state. Running to fill the office is Republican Dan Brady and Democrat Alexi Giannoulias. 

Thomas DeVore and Kwama Raoul appear in a candidate forum on Oct. 25, 2022. (WTTW News)

Candidate Forum: Incumbent Attorney General Kwame Raoul, Republican Challenger Thomas DeVore

While a large part of the job for Illinois’ attorney general involves consumer protections, the election comes at a time when there are pivotal legal issues are playing out within the state and nationwide.