Be ready: The Chicago Public Square 2023 Chicago voter guide

Chicago’s (first) 2023 Election Day is just days away. Here’s what you’ll need to vote smart:

Be ready.
Generate a customized ballot.

Be informed.
See ballot items, explained: Ballotpedia (mayoral race and other city contests) …
 … and BallotReady.
See Block Club’s summary of the mayoral candidates’ positions on crime, public transportation, the Bears and more …
Check their answers to questionnaires from WBEZ, the Better Government Association and Axios Chicago (except Mayor Lightfoot).
See Chalkbeat Chicago’s rundown of their stands on education.
Streetsblog Chicago compares the candidates’ transportation platforms to actual CTA platforms.
Consult the Chicago Reader / South Side Weekly overview of the city’s first Police District Council elections …
 … which Axios explains this way.
Test your election savvy with a quiz from the Trib.

Do it.
Learn where to vote.
 Have a problem at the polling place? Report trouble here.

This is a work in progress.
Spot a mistake? Know of another source that’ll help people vote smart? Email

Be informed for every election.
Sign up for Chicago Public Square email, sent to your inbox (free!) weekday mornings at 10.

And if you find this useful, please share it and please help keep Square coming with your support.

Subscribe to Square.