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Online voter registration in dupage county
NOW through Feb. 7, 2021
Are you a new voter eligible to vote on April 6, 2021 in the Consolidated Election? Use this link to register to vote.
VOTE BY MAIL – APPLICATIONS FOR mail-in BALLOTS
Jan. 6, 2021 – April 1, 2021
Apply online here to Vote By Mail in DuPage County in the Consolidated Election of April 6, 2021. Ballots will be sent to voters who have applied beginning Feb. 25, 2021. Last day to apply online is April 1st. However, ACE recommends you apply no later than Mar. 15, 2021 to allow sufficient time to receive, mark, and return your ballot by mail.
Naperville City Council Meeting
Tuesday, 1/19/21, @ 7:00 p.m.
Council Meeting Agenda available here. You can watch the meeting on TV – Channel 6 for WOW, Channel 10 for Comcast, or Channel 99 for AT&T.
celebrate The inauguration with collars and pearls
Wednesday, 1/20/21, at 11 a.m. CST
Wear a lace collar to honor #RBG or your pearls to honor Vice-Pres. Kamala Harris, #YesWeKam on Inauguration Day. Take a selfie and post it here on 1/21/21.
Inauguration Day zoom party with ace
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 1 – 2:30 p.m. on Zoom
Following the Inauguration at 11 a.m. CST, drop in and share good thoughts for our country going forward. We will CELEBRATE Pres. Joe Biden, Vice-Pres. Kamala Harris, Georgia Senators Warnock and Ossoff, and much more. Register here to have the event link emailed to you.
a forum discussion on parental notice
Wednesday, 1/20/21, @ 7 p.m. on Zoom
This event is sponsored and presented by NW Suburbs NOW Chapter and explains why parental notice should be repealed now. More information here.
Voter suppression from an historical and a personal perspective
Thursday, 1/21/21 @ 7 p.m. on Zoom
Join Indivisible Naperville for their January meeting with guest speakers Dr. Sean Kim Butorac and Tom Armstrong. You’ll also meet some of the candidates running for local office in the April 6th Consolidated Election. RSVP here to have the Zoom link emailed to you.
Living room conversation: On Whiteness
Thursday, 1/21/21 @ 7:00 p.m. – a virtual meeting
Presented by LWV – Naperville. There will be a discussion of excerpts from “On Being with Krista Tippett” when she interviewed Eula Biss and talked “About Whiteness.” Eula Biss wrote a NYT Essay in 2015 on “White Debt.” You can listen to the full Tippett – Biss interview ahead of time here. Register for the LWV event here.
Title IX: breaking barriers/restoring protections
Thursday, 1/21/21 @ 7:30 p.m. on Zoom
Presented by AAUW Jane Addams Branch IL. Guest speaker Alicia Hetman. Register for the Zoom link here.
MORE DATES TO NOTE FOR THE CONSOLIDATED ELECTION ON APRIL 6, 2021
Last day for online registration of new voters in DuPage County is Feb. 7, 2021. Use this link to register to vote.
VBM Ballots will be mailed to voters who have applied beginning Feb. 25, 2021. LAST DAY to apply for mail-in ballot is April 1, 2021. However, it is recommended you apply by Mar. 15, 2021, to allow sufficient time to receive, mark, and return your ballot by U.S.P.S. Request/apply for your mail-in ballot (VBM) here.
EARLY VOTING begins at the Election Division in DuPage County on Feb. 25, 2021.
Countywide EARLY VOTING begins March 22, 2021. Locations TBA.
CONSOLIDATED ELECTION TO BE HELD ON APRIL 6, 2021.
You can also check out the League of Women Voters-Naperville’s website and the upcoming events posted there.
There are many more events posted at Left Out-DuPage Area and Persist List, many of which are in the city of Chicago, often mid-week and scheduled mid-to-late afternoon. Nevertheless, members may find the time or inclination to join one of these, so please bookmark this site and look it over each week to see what’s coming up.
Quick Contact Information (D.C. offices) for Legislators
Senator Dick Durbin: 202-224-2152
Senator Tammy Duckworth: 202-224-2854
Rep. Sean Casten: 202-225-4561
Rep. Bill Foster: 202-225-3515
Rep. Lauren Underwood: 202-225-2976
You can also text “resist” to 50409 to send a FAX message to federal legislators.