Info and Links – What you need to know for the April 9 election
Tuesday, April 9 is election day in Illinois.
Voters in several counties will elect community and regional school trustees. Voters in area counties will also elect people to fill a variety of municipal and township administrative, council and board positions.
Voters in the 2nd congressional district will also vote to fill the vacant seat left by the resignation of Representative Jesse Jackson Jr.
Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at all locations. Find out where you go to vote – click here.
Some counties will post unofficial local election results online. Results are expected to be certified by the state board of elections April 20, when the official results will be posted online at http://www.elections.il.gov/.
Click the county name on the list below to view a sample ballot of issues being decided in that county. Unofficial results will begin being posted online at the results links below after polls close at 7 p.m.
JoDaviess County voters will also decide an electrical aggregation issue.
Lee County voters will decide a proposed county sales tax and electrical service aggregation for unincorporated portions of the county. For a complete list of issues and election results online – click here.
Mercer County voters will decide a 1% retailers’ occupation tax and a service occupation tax to help fund school facilities. Voters will also decide whether to allow $2.8 million in bonds to be issued for building repairs and improvements to the Mercer Carnegie Library District.
Ogle County voters will also decide a concealed carry issue, a retailers’ occupation tax and electrical aggregation. A complete list of ballot issues they will decide and election results online – click here.
Rock Island County voters will also decide a tax levy increase for Big Island, Proposition 2 to expand powers of the county public building commission, and Propsition 1 which decides whether to maintain single-member districts in the county. Rock Island County election results will be posted online – click here.
Whiteside County voters will decide whether to impose a 1% retailers occupation tax to help fund schools, whether to combine the East Coloma Elementary and Nelson Elementary school districts, and an electrical aggregation issue. Election results will be posted online after polls close – click here.
Get the full list of Illinois counties posting results online – click here.
To see a complete list of state issues being decided April 9 in Illinois, click here.