If you haven’t yet registered to vote in the upcoming March 20 primary election, perhaps because you didn’t know there was an upcoming March 20 primary election, you’re in luck. A voter registration drive is set for Feb. 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Update your information if you’ve moved or sign up to cast your first vote. Among the registration locations:
What’s at stake this primary season? Depends on your party affiliation and where you live. The ballot includes candidates for state senator, state representative, U.S. representative, Cook County state’s attorney, a slew of judicial openings, and more–though a large number of these folks are running unopposed. Then there’s the contest for President of the United States, which is exciting if you’re a Republican but a bit of a snooze on the side of the Democrats, where some guy named Obama is the only option.
In the 32nd Ward, in case you haven’t heard, there’s a real horse race for Democratic Committeeman, between Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey and Ald. Scott Waguespack. Yeah, we didn’t know what committeemen did either, which is why we ran this article.