To vote you must:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Be at least 18 years old
- Live in your election precinct at least 30 days
- Not be convicted and in jail
- Not claim the right to vote anywhere else
Candidates include former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel; former US Senator, Carol Moseley Braun; former City Colleges Chairman, Gery Chico; former US Senator, Roland Burris; and State Senator, James Meeks among others. There are currently 20 candidates listed.
Other useful information, including voting locations and absentee voting, can be found at here.
Early voting starts on January 31 and lasts until February 17. Exercise your rights and vote on 2/22/11!!