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 Dr. Stephanie Quirk at

Upcoming Events

COD Votes Prize Wheel Wednesday

  • Wednesday, April 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside the Office of Student Life (SSC 1217).
  • COD Votes hosts Prize Wheel Wednesday with COD mascot Chappy! Stop by to win prizes and learn about COD Votes and our upcoming events.

Paint Party! "What Brings Us to the Polls?"

  • Thursday, April 14 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Life Lounge (SSC 1200).
  • All are invited to the COD Votes Paint Party! We'll provide the supplies and do a painting tutorial together, you show us why voting is important to you! All skill levels are welcome!

Braver Angels & "Congress Fixing Congress" Forum

  • Mon, April 18 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. VIRTUAL
  • Congress Fixing Congress: A Braver Politics Forum for Candidates & Citizens - An insider briefing for Illinois citizens and Congressional candidates about fixing the toxic divide & partnering for decency in politics. More information and registration.

COD Votes Poster Project "Have Your Say!"

  • Save the Date! More information coming soon.

Voter Registration Tables

Located in Partnership Hall behind Starbucks, sponsored by the Student Leadership Council & League of Women Voters, Glen Ellyn

  • Tuesday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Service Learning Placement

College of DuPage students interested in completing service learning requirements by volunteering with COD Votes should contact Dr. Stephanie Quirk

Upcoming Elections

June 28, 2022 - General Primary Election

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

February 28, 2023 - Consolidated Primary Election

If necessary, for the Nomination of Municipal Officials

April 4, 2023 - Consolidated General Election

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