Kane County Clerk John A. Cunningham announced that the Clerk's Office is partnering with the League of Women Voters-Central Kane County in a series of events to promote voter registration.
"I am proud of the relationship between the Clerk's Office and organizations like the League of Women Voters that engage and educate residents about civic participation," Cunningham said. "We will continue to partner with local businesses, schools, and community organizations in order to increase awareness and promote voter education, registration, and participation."
"The League appreciates working with governmental agencies, such as the Clerk's Office, to assist with voter registration and education," said Patricia Lackman, Voter Service Chair for the League of Women Voters-Central Kane County.
These events will be held on the following dates:
• Saturday, Oct. 14: Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Monday, Oct. 16: Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave., from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, Oct. 18: Waubonsee Community College/Plano Campus, 100 Waubonsee Drive, Plano, from 9 a.m. to noon
• Thursday, Oct. 19: Waubonsee Community College/Copley Campus, 2060 Ogden Ave., Aurora, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Two forms of identification with at least one showing a current residence address are needed to register in-person. Information about acceptable ID is available at www.kanecountyelections.org.
For those who cannot attend these events, other voter registration options include:
• In person at the Kane County Clerk's Office, 719 S. Batavia Ave., Building B, Geneva, IL 60134.
• By mail by using the form available at kanecountyelections.org/VoterRegistration/MailIn.aspx.
• Online via the Illinois State Board of Elections website, at www.ova.elections.il.gov.
More information about the League can be found on Facebook.
As the election authority for Kane County, the Clerk's Office provides many resources for those interested in registering to vote or who wish to be informed about the elections process. Through the Voter Outreach Program, VoteMobile, participation in community events, the Clerk's website www.kanecountyelections.org, Facebook www.facebook.com/kanecountyclerk, or Twitter, @KaneCoILClerk, the Clerk's Office provides information and resources directly to Kane County residents.
For additional information, contact the Clerk's Office at (630) 232-5990.