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A Nonpartisan Resource for the Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Primary Election. 
General Election: A final election for a political office with a limited list of candidates. The candidates in the general election are the people who won their party's primary election. General elections happen at a local, state, and national level. 

Voting| Important Dates | Candidates | Government Sites | Political Parties


Mail-In Voting

Register to Vote

Where to Vote

Sample Ballot

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Sept. 29

Oct. 11

Oct. 12

Oct. 31

Nov. 7

Nov. 8

Early voting begins

Last day to register to vote

Grace period registration and grace period voting begins

Last day to request an absentee ballot

Last day for early voting

General Election

Polls are open 6:00am-7:00pm



List of candidates has been compiled to the best of our ability. If a candidate's name or official site is not listed, please contact to request a candidate be added upon review.

*indicates incumbent candidate

D- Democratic party | L- Libertarian party | R- Republican party | NU- National Union party | N- Nonpartisan

U.S. House Illinois District 13
(In alphabetical order)

U.S. Senate Illinois
(In alphabetical order)

Illinois Governor

(In alphabetical order)

Attorney General of Illinois
(In alphabetical order)

Illinois Secretary of State
(In alphabetical order)


Illinois Treasurer

(In alphabetical order)

Illinois Comptroller
(In alphabetical order)

Illinois State Senate District 56

(In alphabetical order)

Illinois House of Representatives District 111
(In alphabetical order)

Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court (Cates' seat)

Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court (Wharton's seat- Overstreet vacancy)

Madison County Clerk & Recorder (4 year term)
(In alphabetical order)

Madison County Treasurer (4 year term)

(In alphabetical order)

Madison County Sheriff (4 year term)
(In alphabetical order)

County Board Member District 12 (2 year term)

County Board Member District 13 (2 year term)

County Board Member District 14 (4 year term)

County Board Member District 15 (2 year term)

Regional Superintendent of Schools (4 year term)

Ballot Measures

  • Judy Cates* (N) 

  • Brian Roberts (D)

  • Robert Pollard (D)

  • Matthew King (D)

  • Mike Babcock (R)

  • Terry Eaker (R)

  • Robert Werden (R)

  • Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment (2022)



Madison County Clerk’s Office

Madison County Election Calendar

Madison County Voter Information

Illinois State Board of Elections A quick and easy way to find candidate filings, general election information, and to verify if you are registered to vote in Illinois.

Federal Voting Assistance Program Federal voting assistance for service members, their families, and overseas citizens. Provides access to election officials and voting assistance officers to help navigate the absentee voting process.

Presidential Election Process Learn about the Presidential election process, including the Electoral College, caucuses and primaries, and the national conventions. The Federal Government has developed a glossary of common terms used during election seasons.  Perfect for new voters.








This page is compiled and maintained by librarians at the Wood River Public Library. Links to political parties and/or campaign websites are for informational purposes only and do not in any way constitute an endorsement.
Last updated 07/26/2022