Illinois Governor: Links & Resources
Key sites for voting and election information, candidates' positions on the issues, state government links, campaign finance law guidelines and more coverage of the race.
Illinois State Board of Elections
1020 S. Spring St.
P.O. Box 4187
Springfield, IL 62708
State Board of Elections
The state Board of Elections provides timely candidate updates, instructions for voter registration and current election news and information.
State of Illinois
The state of Illinois Web site provides up-to-date news and
information about Illinois politics and communities, as
well as links to state agencies and departments.
Office of the Governor
Visitors can read about newly enacted laws and new initiatives from
the governor's office.
Links to the Illinois state Senate and House of
Representatives, information about elected officials and
bills passed into law by the assembly.
Chicago Tribune News
Complete coverage of the 1998 campaigns from one of the state's largest newspapers.
Chicago Sun-Times News
Election news and commentary, including the newspaper's Capitol Letters column.
Star Local News and Information
Local news and stories from all over the state of
ElectNet Illinois covers both Senate and gubernatorial elections with periodic updates and includes links to incumbent officials, candidates and other state political Web sites. ElectNet also features forums, interactive surveys, summary pages for all states holding elections this year and updates and background information on races in all 50 states.
Government Links from Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart, the flagship program of the non-partisan Center for National Independence in Politics, is a clearinghouse for information on more than 13,000 candidates, state and national elections and state offices. One of its key functions is an issues survey that allows users to look at a candidate's positions without wading through advertising or spin doctors. The site's Illinois page includes links to official state pages, campaign contact information, biographical and contact information on members of the state legislature and links to voting information.