Chicago Public Square voter guide (April 2019 edition)

It’s Election Day (again) for Chicago and many suburbs. Here’s what you’ll need to vote smart:

An interactive survey from the Tribune can help identify which mayoral candidate you agree with most.
Endorsements for mayor and other Chicago city offices from the Trib and the Sun-Times.
WBEZ’s 20 questions for the two mayoral candidates.
Election overviews from and The TRiiBe.
Register to vote—up to and including Election Day—in Chicago and suburban Cook County.
Where to vote Election Day in Chicago and Cook County.
Your ballot explained—in and out of Chicago—courtesy of BallotReady.
What to do if you’re turned away at the polls.
Outside Cook County? Learn more at your county’s website: DuPage, Lake, Will, Kane, McHenry, Kendall …
… or from the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Need time off from work to vote? You may have it coming.

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