COD Votes

What is COD Votes?

COD Votes is a cross-institutional group of College of DuPage students, staff, faculty, and community members working to increase nonpartisan civic learning and engagement in the democratic process.

This webpage was created by students for students to provide important voting information. It is maintained by the College of DuPage Student Leadership Council.

Interested in joining the effort? Contact us.

Upcoming Events

State and Local Government Speaker Series (Virtual)

Contact: Melissa Mouritsen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Political Science for Zoom Links. All series events take place from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • October 14, 2021: City of Berwyn's 8th Ward Alderman Joe Carmichael discusses the mechanics of governance, machine politics and how young people can get involved
  • October 21, 2021: Municipal Governance with Julia Geenen Schwarze, Carol Stream Village Clerk
  • October, 26, 2021: Metropolitan Governance with Jerry Bennett, Mayor of Palos Hills, the President of the Southwest Conference of Mayors and founding Chairman of the Board of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
  • November 4, 2021: Election laws and getting and staying on the ballot with Attorney Ed Mullen
  • November 11, 2021: The state of state media with Bill Wheelhouse, General Manager at WUIS public radio and former reporter Statehouse Bureau Chief for NPR Illinois, and former president of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association
  • November 30, 2021: The importance of infrastructure with Sara Hunn, the Director of DuPage County Stormwater Management.
  • December 8, 2021: Understanding the Illinois Judiciary with Peoria Circuit Judge Chris Dosotch

Voter Registration Tables

  • November 18, 2021 - Hallway behind Starbucks, sponsored by the Student Leadership Council & League of Women Voters, Glen Ellyn

Upcoming Elections


For the Nomination of Federal, State, and County Officials and for the election of Precinct Committee persons

November 8, 2022 - GENERAL ELECTION

For the Election of Federal, State, and County Officials


If necessary, for the Nomination of Municipal Officials


For the Election of Municipal, Park District, Library District, School District and Fire District officials

Register to Vote

Make Sure You Are Registered - Check Your Registration

Need to Register or Update Your Registration?

Locate Polling Place

Request an Absentee Ballot

Helpful Extra Resources

'Go-To' All In One Place Resources