Election 2012 Links and Resources


PostedSaturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Editor's note: Use the resources on this page to research the upcoming elections and make informed decisions.

Media Coverage

Chicago Tribune: Election 2012
Tribune election primary results 

Chicago Sun-Times Election Page

ABC 7 Chicago Vote 2012

NBC 5 Election 2012

CBS 2 Chicago Politics 

WTTW Election 2012

WBEZ Radio Politics Page

Huffington Post Politics

Huffington Post Election 2012 Blog

DePolitics 2012 Blog

Board of Elections and Clerks Offices

Chicago City Clerk

Cook County Clerk

Illinois State Board of Elections

Chicago Board of Election Commissioners

Election Resources

Huffington Post Presidential Electoral Map
Tracks projected presidential votes state-by-state.

Project Vote Smart
Track voting records, campaign finances and special interest groups.

ProPublica PAC Track
Tool to help you track campaign contributions.

State Campaign Finance Databases
Use this map to find them throughout the country.

YouTube Politics Page
Videos from debates, media, stump speeches, etc.

Google Politics and Elections Page
Feed of political news, video, etc.

Pulitzer-winning political fact-checking tool from the Tampa Bay Times.

Evoter: Illinois Election Guide

Tweets election polls from around the U.S. Available as an app, too.

Tweets campaign news and links. Tweets bi-partisan.

The Journalist's Toolbox Election Resources


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