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No Chi Hack Night on November 3rd.

We're taking election night off. We’ll be back again on November 10th, 2020 with more civic hacking fun!

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Chi Hack Night’s 2020 Election Information Guide for Illinois

Chi Hack Night’s 2020 Election Information Guide for Illinois

Oct 6, 2020 by Cameron Sow , Jonathon Rogoff

The 2020 Election is fast approaching. America’s presidential contest is shaping up to be one unlike any other. Chi Hack Night wants to equip you with accurate information to support you as you cast your ballot.

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