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Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation that makes sweeping changes to the way voters will cast their ballots in the upcoming General Election. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we urge voters to take advantage of these reforms—vote by mail or vote early!

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LWV Chicago is seeking approval at the 2020 Annual Meeting to convert from a 501(c)(4) to a 501(c)(3) entity. Read our explainer to find out why.

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Board members Helene Gabelnick, Pat Graunke, Margaret Herring, Sameena Mustafa and Pat Vogtman are stepping down, and we owe them our most heartfelt appreciation for all they’ve contributed. The Board members serving new terms will be elected at the Annual Meeting.

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The Board has approved changes to the bylaws governing our organization and operation. Several of these changes involve financial administration of the League.

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Far more African American and Hispanic individuals are being infected with COVID-19 and dying from it. While African Americans make up about 15% of the population of Illinois, they account for 42% of deaths from COVID-19.

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