Reminder Early Voting Starts This Week

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsThe Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) would like to remind the immigrant community that Early Voting starts this week and ends on Saturday, Nov. 3rd. All Early Vote locations in Chicago and nearby counties are open at least six days a week—including Saturdays, allowing people to vote at times that are most convenient for them. For more information about Early Voting sites in your area, please visit

The Latino and immigrant vote in Illinois and throughout the country has the potential to impact key races on the federal, state and municipal levels. Currently, ICIRR through its New Americans Democracy Project (NADP) has registered a record number of 26,498 new immigrant voters—58 percent in the City of Chicago and 42 percent in the suburbs. ICIRR will contact 159,885 Latino, Asian and Middle Eastern voters during Early Voting and on Election Day through door knocks, phone calls and mailings.

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