To finish the job of ruining democracy and our country, Donald Trump just has to confuse enough people about mail-in ballots and make enough people doubt that November's election will be fair. We Can Stop Him. Each one of us has an obligation to fight back against Trump's lies. Stand up for our nation and spread confidence in our democracy! Two minutes to protect your vote: Make sure your mail ballot application is already filed with the Cook County Clerk. With USPS facing cutbacks, filling out the ballot online will ensure you get your ballot. Apply for a mail-in ballot online here. You will receive an email notification that your application is received, and you will get an email when theRead more
Join GPAD and Cook Co. Clerk Karen A. Yarborough for a discussion of this year's new legislation expanding Vote By Mail. Clerk Yarborough will explain how the Cook County Clerk's office is preparing for the expected massive number of mail ballot requests and vote-by-mail ballots. Find out how all votes will be protected and counted in the Most Important Election of Our Time. Sign up here, and the link to the meeting will be emailed to you on Aug. 5, the day before the meeting.
Whether you rent or own your own place, get ready to vote YES! for the Fair Tax Amendment this November. We need to get rid of the flat income tax and replace it with a progressive tax. We need to let our Legislature set higher rates for the top 3 percent and lower rates for everyone else. Our schools need to be freed from the property tax, which leads to inequalities in our education system--the rich get better schools than the poor. More than ever, we need to vote YES on the Fair Tax this November.