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Friday, December 8

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Now that you know where your polling place is and who's endorsed who, here are some handy resources for to have in your pocket tomorrow. is a web app that acts as a palm card on your smartphone, listing your choices for national, state and local votes.

The Chicago Tribune Ballot Builder serves a similar purpose, although it doesn't show judge evaluation data; ChicagoBallot does. is just for the judge retention portion of the ballot. It's built with data from Vote For Judges, which collects judge evaluations from the Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Chicago Tribune.

The Chicago Bar Association has its own mobile guide as well.

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