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Elections and Voting - 2021 Election Guide

Find Articles About Chicago, Cook County and Illinois Election Issues in the Oakton Library Article Databases

Ballot Ready - Information about Candidates and Issues

  • Explore your ballot.
    Dive into the background and opinions of every candidate on your actual ballot.
  • Make informed choices.
    Find a reason to vote for every office on the ballot, and save your choices as you go.
  • Vote!
    Breeze through the ballot box by bringing your BallotReady printout of candidates to the polls.

Fact Checking Websites

Find Articles About Political Issues in the Oakton Library Article Databases

To use the Oakton Library article databases from off campus,
just use your myOakton user name and password when asked to log in.

Money in Politics Timeline

Learn about how money has impacted politics and political campaigns since George Washington was President.

Fact or Fiction Quiz

Do you know how to tell fact from fiction in current news?

Test your knowledge  by taking a short quiz from the Pew Research Center. When you finish, you will be able to compare your answers with average Americans and compare responses across demographic groups.