Chicago – Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced that more than 140 teams of assistant attorneys general and investigators from his office will monitor the consolidated election throughout Illinois on Tuesday, April 4, to ensure that voters’ rights are protected and polling places are accessible.
“The right to vote is one of the most fundamental rights we have as Americans. This is why my office will be monitoring polling places to ensure that right is protected,” Raoul said. “Voters who feel their voting rights have been violated or who have witnessed concerning behavior should immediately report it to my office or local law enforcement.”
Raoul urged voters to call his office if they encounter suspected improper or illegal activity.
Chicago and northern Illinois voters can call 1-866-536-3496 (TTY 1-800-964-3013).
Central and southern Illinois voters can call 1-866-559-6812 (TTY 1-877-844-5461).
Dial 711 to access TTY-based Telecommunications Relay Services, before your call if needed.
Attorney General 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.