Election Information & Demographics

Posted on June 16, 2015 in States


Illinois Arab American Population

U.S. Census Estimated Arab American Population: 85,465
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey Rolling 5-Year Average – U.S. Census Bureau

Illinois Demographic Sheet 



Download the 2016 Illinois Voter Fact Sheet!

Download the 2016 Illinois state Voter Guide!


2016 Primary Election 

            • Voter Registration: February 16, 2016 (via deputy registrars); Agency and motor vehicle offices will continue to accept registration applications completed no later than 27 days before the election.
            • Primary Election: March 15, 2016

2016 General Election

            • Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election: October 11, 2016
            • Early Voting starts on October 24th at authorized sites.
            • General Election: November 8, 2016


Find out where your polling place is and if you are registered to vote in Illinois.

Click here for information on absentee voting and to download an absentee ballot form starting February, 2014.

For more information, please visit the Illinois State Election Website.

Key 2016 Races





U.S. Senate

Mark Kirk (R)

Tammy Duckworth (D)

Likely Democratic

U.S. House - District 10

Bob Dold (R)

Brad Schneider (D)


U.S. House - District 12

Mike Bost (R)

C.J. Baricevic (D), Paula Bradshaw (Green)

Likely Republican

State Party Information

Illinois Democratic Party
Michael J. Madigan, Chairman

P.O. Box 518
Springfield, IL 62705
Phone: (217) 546-7404
Fax: (217) 546-8847

Email: contact@ildems.com 
Twitter: @ILSenDems


Illinois Republican Party
Tim Schneider, Chairman

P.O. Box 60664
Chicago, IL 60664
Chicago Office Phone: (312) 201-9000
Chicago Office Fax: (312) 201-0181

Email: info@ilgop.org
Twitter: @ILGop



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