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Still not registered to vote? There is still time to register to vote in DeKalb County for the Nov. 6 general election. The last day to register is Tuesday, Oct. 9. NIU’s Student Association is offering five on-campus opportunities for students, faculty and staff to register to vote. Registration sessions are scheduled at the Holmes...
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The 1998 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act requires Northern Illinois University to make good faith efforts to provide students with voter registration forms prior to presidential and gubernatorial races. Voter information is available on the Illinois State Board of Elections website, including a pamphlet titled “Registering to Vote in Illinois.” Illinois residents can register...
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Beginning this month, the DeKalb County Clerk’s office will mail DeKalb voters their official documentation as registered voters in DeKalb County. These cards serve as the official identification for the voter that they are registered to vote in the county. Additionally, they provide detailed information as to which representative districts each individual resides. While voters...
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NIU students who are registered to vote in DeKalb County and wish to vote Tuesday, Nov. 2,can review their voter registration card to determine where their polling station is located. Students registered to vote in DeKalb County who live in the residence halls west of Annie Glidden Road should find their polling place at the...
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When the Illinois General Assembly adjourned last spring, one of the new laws passed required the creation of a pilot in-person voter registration and early voting program at several state universities, including NIU. From Monday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 21, any NIU student, faculty, staff or resident of DeKalb County can register to vote and...
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by Scot Schraufnagel, assistant professor, NIU Department of Political Science The Nov. 2 general election is fast approaching and will actually arrive on the NIU campus sooner than Election Day. From Monday, Oct. 18, through Thursday, Oct. 21, students, faculty, staff, and other DeKalb County residents will be able to vote early in Gallery Lounge on the main...