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Election Information  -  November 2014

Earling voting begins Monday, October 20, 2014.

Early voting locations are listed on the Cook County web site.

Absentee Voting:

Voters who cannot vote at one of the County's sites can still vote absentee by mail.

Students who are registered to vote may sign up for the Cook County Clerk's Student Absentee Ballot Program. The application can be sent to the school address or home address for the parents to forward.

For further information on absentee voting, visit the Cook County Clerk's website or call 312-603-0906. 

Polling Place Information:

To save money on election costs, a number of polling places in Cook County are being consolidated. Visit the  Cook County Clerk's website to confirm your polling location.  WIlmette residents also may contact the Village Deputy Clerk's office at 847-853-7511 or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for polling place information. 

Sample Ballot

For a sample ballot, check your registration status, find your polling place, visit the Cook County web site.

League of Women Voters - Voter Guide

The information provided on the candidates comes from public sources and has been verified as much as possible.  The League never endorses candidates or political parties.

Offices up for Election:

United States Senator

Richard J. Durbin (D)

James D. 'Jim' Oberweis (R)

United States Representative, 9th District

Janice D. Schakowsky (D)

Susanne Atanus (R)

Governor  / Lieutenant Governor

Pat Quinn & Paul Vallas  (D)

Bruce Rauner & Evelyn Sanguinetti (R)

Attorney General

Lisa Madigan (D)

Paul M. Schimpf (R)

Secretary of State

Jesse White (D)

Michael Webster (R)


Sheila Simon (D)

Judy Baar Topinka (R)


Michael W. Frerichs (D)

Tom Cross (R)

State Senator. 9th District

Daniel Biss (D)

State Representative, 17th District

Laura Fine (D)

Kathleen Myalls (R)

State Representative, 18th District

Robyn Gabel (D)

Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Cynthia M. Santos (D)

Frank Avila (D)

Timothy 'Tim' Bradford (D)

James (Jim) Parrilli (R)

Herb Schumann (R)

R. Cary Capparelli (R)

 President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners

Toni Preckwinkle (D)

County Clerk of Cook County

David D. Orr (D)

Treasurer of the Cook County

Maria Pappas (D)

Sheriff of Cook County

Thomas J. Dart (D)

Assessor of Cook County

Joseph Berrios (D)

County Commissioners of Cook County

Larry Suffredin (D)

Online Access to Federal and State Tax Forms and Schedules

Federal Tax Forms and Publications  (Download current year tax forms and publications from the Internal Revenue Service website.)

Tax Information for Individuals

Tax Information for Businesses


Help and Resources

Illinois Department of Revenue   

State of Illinois Forms for Individuals and Businesses

State of Illinois Publications

       State Tax Forms for all 50 states

Important Phone Numbers and Addresses

Internal Revenue Service

Telephone Assistance

Telephone Assistance for Individuals: 1-800-829-1040 (Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time)

Telephone Assistance for Businesses: 1-800-829-4933 (Monday – Friday, 7 am – 7 pm local time)

Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments: 1-800-829-4059 (TDD) (Monday – Friday, 7 am. – 7 pm local time)

Contact an IRS Office in Illinois

Local Offices (Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

Chicago: 230 S. Dearborn Street, 312-292-4912

Des Plaines: Maine North Regional Building, 9511 Harrison Avenue, 847-294-4200

Orland Park: 14479 John Humphrey Drive, 708-873-8310

Schiller Park: 5100 River Road, 847-671-7541

Illinois Department of Revenue

Telephone Assistance

General number: 1-800-732-8866 or 217-782-3336 (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm)

Telephone Assistance for people with hearing impairments: 1-800-544-5304

Business Hot Line: 217-524-4772 (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm)

Other Department Phone Numbers

Regional Offices (Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm)

Chicago: James R. Thompson Center - Concourse Level, 100 W. Randolph Street, 800-732-8866

Des Plaines: Maine North Regional Building, 9511 Harrison Street, 847-294-4200





Cable Providers

Wilmette Community Television (WCTV-6)



(800) Edison-1 (Residential)

1-877-4-ComEd (Business)

Self-service tools for customers to communicate with and get information from ComEd:
To report outages, make payments, and view outage maps
Subscribe to outage alerts by texting "Add Outage" to 26633
Report outages by texting "Out" to 26633
View outages on a map, view cause of outages, view estimated time of restoration

JULIE (Joint Utility Locating Information for Excavators)

(800) 892-0123 or 811


 Natural Gas


(888) Nicor4U or (888) 642-6748.

Sewage Treatment

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

(312) 751-5600

(312) 787-3575 (to report emergencies)

Solid Waste Collection

Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC)

(847) 724-9205



(800) 288-2020 (Residential)

(800) 321-2000 (Business)

(800) 246-8464 (Residential and Business Repair)


Village of Wilmette Water Meter Department

(847) 853-7537

Village of Kenilworth Water

(847) 251-1666




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