• Description

Immigrants make up a growing part of Illinois' population. As immigrants settle in thisstate, become citizens, and register to vote, we are also playing an increasingly key role in our state's electorate. This report documents the growth of Illinois immigrant voters, not just in size but also in our share of the total electorate. It also demonstrates how immigrant voters are settling in key areas of the state where they could swing elections and thus determine the balance of power on the state and federal level.