Every 10 years, the United States Census gives a new accounting of where residents live in the country, and as a result, Congressional maps are redrawn and place people in new districts.
New congressional maps in Illinois have left some districts relatively untouched, but several congressmen are now competing in primary races, and several lawmakers are running to represent new areas.
So how do you know which neighborhood you live in now?
There are a few different tools you can use to help.
To get started, you can use this tool from NBC 5 and Telemundo, which lets you enter your address and find out which races will be on your ballot in June, including which Congressional race you’ll be voting in:
Who’s on your ballot?
Find out who will be on your Illinois ballot in the 2022 primary election.
The House of Representatives also has its own tool https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative, which allows voters to enter their ZIP codes to find out which congressional race they will be voting in. If more than one member of Congress represents your community, then you can enter your address to provide more accurate information
For a complete guide to voting in the Illinois primary elections, click here.
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