Making Democracy Work

Government Links



U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
The White House
Federal Court System is a free online platform inviting individuals to propose solutions to government challenges with incentives including cash prizes, trips, publicity and more.


Illinois General Assembly
Illinois School News
Illinois State Board of Elections to find out if you are registered to vote in Illinois

Cook County

Cook County Election Department to find your polling place and read about candidates to find information about Cook County judicial candidates
Lobbyists Online offers various bits of information about lobbying in Cook County.
Cook County Treasurer's Office


Vote Smart to find your state and local representatives by zip code. Find the facts about voting in your state at Before an election, find your polling place.