Illinois Election Results 2018

Chicago advisory question results from the 2018 election

In addition to voting for a number of offices including governor, county board assessor and U.S. representative, Chicago voters will cast their opinion on a number of advisory questions in the Nov. 6 election.

Citywide questions include a question on how to spend revenue in marijuana is made legal, a potential homeowners' property tax exemption and the banning of plastic straws within city limits.

There are a number of other questions voters will be asked by ward and precinct. Some Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosa residents will be asked if they want to establish a "mental health district" in their neighborhoods. A number of precincts will also vote on whether there should be city hearings on water quality.

Scroll through the list of questions, or search for a topic in the menubar above. Results are compiled from the City of Chicago's Board of Elections.

Citywide Advisory Referendum Questions

Marijuana Revenue - Citywide

In the event marijuana is legalized, should the City of Chicago appropriate revenue from the sale of marijuana to increase funding for Chicago Public Schools and for mental health services?

Tax Exemption - Citywide

Should the City of Chicago seek that the State of Illinois create a homeowners' property tax exemption for families in municipalities of over 500,000 that have lived in their home for over 10 years and whose income is under $100,000?

Ban Straws - Citywide

Should the City of Chicago ban the use of plastic straws within the corporate city limits?

Other City Questions

Logan Square/Avondale/Hermosa Mental Health District - Mental Health

Shall there be established, to serve the territory commonly described on this ballot or notice of this question, a Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosa Expanded Mental Health Services Program, to provide direct free mental health services for any resident of the territory who needs assistance in overcoming or coping with mental or emotional disorders, where such program will be funded through an increase of not more than .025% of the equalized assessed valuation of all properties within the boundaries of the territory?

Logan Square/Avondale/Hermosa Mental Health Tax - Mental Health

Under the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law, may an aggregate extension not to exceed $850,000 be made for Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosa Expanded Mental Health Services Program for the 2019 levy year?

College Baseball - Ward 16

Shall the City of Chicago be required to provide full funding for the creation of a sanctioned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Baseball Team at Kennedy-King College, to begin no later than the 2020 baseball season?

Water Hearings - Ward 20, Precinct 6

Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

Water Hearings - Ward 20, Precinct 38

Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

New Zoning - Parts of Ward 25

Shall Alderman Solis' appointed Pilsen Land Use Committee (PLUC) be dismantled and replaced with a Community Driven Zoning process?

Ban Loitering - Ward 28

Shall the City Council pass ordinances proposed to make our neighborhoods safer by restricting criminal loitering in the City of Chicago?

Austin High School - Ward 29

Shall the City of Chicago and State of Illinois work together to construct a new Comprehensive High School in the 29th Ward to be placed in the Austin Community?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 1

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 3

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 8

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 22

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 24

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 26

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 33, Precinct 28

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Rent Control - Ward 35

Should the State of Illinois be able to regulate rents to address rising rents, unjust evictions and gentrification in our communities?

Clean Water - Ward 39, Precinct 5

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 39, Precinct 7

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 39, Precinct 8

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 39, Precinct 26

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 39, Precinct 32

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 39, Precinct 40

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 7

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 8

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 12

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 21

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 25

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 33

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Clean Water - Ward 40, Precinct 36

Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City's compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent lead testing of Chicago tap water?

Rent Control - Ward 46

Should the State of Illinois be able to regulate rents to address rising rents, unjust evictions and gentrification in our communities?

Wilson Ramps - Parts of Ward 46

Shall the current entrance and exit to Lake Shore Drive at Wilson Ave. be maintained within the North Lake Shore Drive Study Project to continue allowing efficient access to the Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital Emergency Room?

Rent Control - Ward 49

Shall the State of Illinois lift the ban on rent control?

Water Hearings - Ward 49, Precinct 13

Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

Water Hearings - Ward 49, Precinct 20

Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

Water Hearings - Ward 49, Precinct 23

Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

Water Hearings - Ward 49, Precinct 31

Shall the City of Chicago hold hearings on lead in the water?

Clean Water - Ward 50, Precinct 9

“Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City’s compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent ead testing of Chicago tap water?”

Clean Water - Ward 50, Precinct 19

“Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City’s compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent ead testing of Chicago tap water?”

Clean Water - Ward 50, Precinct 37

“Shall the City of Chicago hold public hearings on drinking water safety, including the City’s compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act and on protocols for lead testing and decontamination of water sources following recent ead testing of Chicago tap water?”