For General Election Information, see “Jackson County, Elected and Appointed Officials,” pages 33–35.
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Candidate Forums, Autumn 2022
September 21: Jackson County First Judicial Circuit Judge
Candidate forum for the position of Jackson County First Judicial Circuit Judge.
The candidates are Christine Heins and Ralph Bloodworth. Learn about the candidates' qualifications and issues facing the judiciary in Jackson County.
» This event has concluded; watch on YouTube (~43½ minutes)
September 14: Regional Superintendent of Schools
Candidate forum for the position of Regional Superintendent of Schools.
The candidates are Annette Jaynes and Matthew Hickam. Learn about the candidates' qualifications and the duties of the office of Regional Superintendent of Schools.
» This event has concluded; watch on YouTube (~32 minutes)
Voting Districts as of 2021
After reapportionment and redistricting, the new maps are here. Click a map below to see its full-size version, or use the links below the images for a full-size image or .pdf file.
Local Voting Data, 2020
Jackson County Voter Registration and 2020 Election Voter Turnout
Google Docs spreadsheet for Jackson County, broken down by voting district or precinct and race/ethnicity.
Percentages of Voter-Age Population Registered to vote, Carbondale, 2020 Census
Voter Turnout Percentages, Carbondale, 2020 Election
Upcoming Election Events
Register to Vote
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Illinois Online Voter Registration page
Are you registered to vote? Do you want to change your party, your address, your name?
Contact the Jackson County Clerk's office for information on registering or changing your registration information:
For online registration (or to check if you are registered in Illinois) go to the Illinois Online Voter Registration page. Note the following:
- To register online you must have a valid ID or IL Drivers License.
- The registration period for the online voter registration system will close at 11:59 PM on October 23, 2022 and will reopen on November 10, 2022.
Resources for Voters
"Non-Partisan Guides for Citizens During an Election": directory of resources related to elections and voting in Jackson County (pdf).