Chicago — Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced that 120 teams of assistant attorneys general and investigators from his office will be monitoring the municipal election throughout Chicago on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to ensure that voters’ rights are protected, and polling places are accessible.
Raoul urged voters to call his office if they encounter suspected improper or illegal activity.
Chicago voters can call 1-866-536-3496.
Dial 711 to access TTY-based Telecommunications Relay Services, before your call if needed.
Attorney General Raoul also encouraged voters to be aware of their basic voting rights.
“The right to participate in our nation’s democracy is one of the most fundamental rights we have as Americans,” Raoul said. “People who witness concerning behavior or feel their voting rights have been violated should immediately report it to my office or local law enforcement authorities.”
Raoul reminded voters of some of their basic voting rights:
More information about the voting process and voter registration status can be found on the Illinois Board of Elections website or through local election authorities or county clerks’ offices. Voters can also confirm their polling places with their local election authorities or the Illinois State Board of Elections.