Take Charge Chicago, P.O. Box 8048, Chicago, IL 60680 info@takechargechicago.org 1-773-999-2016



Any U.S. citizen at least 18 years old may gather signatures for the Take Charge Chicago referendums. To obtain Take Charge Chicago petitions, contact us by email or phone, or download a petition.

Any Chicago resident who is a registered voter may sign the petition. Signers can sign only for themselves, not spouses or anyone else. The signer must sign the petition in the presence of the circulator (YOU). Then you must sign the “Circulator’s Oath” in the presence of an Illinois notary public. (Most banks will notarize for free.)

Find detailed instructions for circulating the petition or useful tips on gathering signatures, as well as good places to gather signatures.