IEA Votes

Your Voter Guide

Every education decision that impacts educators and students is made by an elected official. That is why local members of the Illinois Education Association interview candidates and recommend the best choice for public education. The stakes have never been higher for our students and public education in Illinois. Please click below to view the recommended candidates on your ballot. These recommendations were made by local IEA members, just like you!

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    Volunteer for JB for Governor

    Canvass neighborhoods or call voters at JB offices across the state.

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    Volunteer for Kwame Raoul for Attorney General

    Call voters for Kwame Raoul.

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    2018 Election - Recommendation Meetings Schedule

    Recommendation meetings are ongoing, this list will be updated periodically.

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    2018 Election - IPACE Recommended Candidates (State)

    Recommendation meetings are ongoing, this list will be updated periodically.

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    2018 Election - IPACE Recommended Candidates (State & Federal)

    Recommendation meetings are ongoing, this list will be updated periodically.

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    2018 Election - NEA Recommended Candidates

    These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.

2018 Election Timeline

Early voting information   Register to vote online   Find your polling place

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    Grassroots Political Activists (GPA) Program

    The mission of the GPA Program is to increase grassroots activity in policy advocacy and political action. This is a statewide program that is governed by IPACE and executed at the region level.

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    IPACE

    The Illinois Political Action Committee for Education exists to elect individuals to the Illinois General Assembly, statewide offices, and local school boards who will make a difference for quality education.

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    School Board Election and Campaign Handbook

    (Currently under revision, check back soon.) Many local associations around the state face the daunting task of passing much needed referenda and/or electing Education First school board candidates. While the handbook is a primer for winning school board elections, it also contains vital campaign information that will help you win your local referendum.