Election Year 2012
To ensure that support for people with
disabilities will continue, it is
important for you to be in contact with
your elected officials and those running
In a representative democracy, your
input is needed to inform them of the
need to work together and create real
change that will benefit people with
intellectual and developmental
Due to the legislative remap,
there will be many contested races in
Illinois at the federal and state level.
Click on the link below to locate
candidates for office in your area.
Enter in your address, city and zip
The search results for your U.S.
Congressional, State Senate and State
Representative Districts will appear in
the Search Results box.
Save this information and return to this
Illinois State Board of Elections Find
Once you have your personal
congressional and legislative district
information, click on the link below and
locate the candidates running for office
in your districts.
Congressional Races in Illinois
State Senate Races
State Representative Races
Write a letter to each of your
candidates, telling of any
personal/family and other important
issues related to persons with
disabilities. Tell them to support
needed disability funding.
Better yet, take the time to meet with
any and all of your candidates to let
them know in person. Let them know
that you intend to work with them in the
future on important disability issues.