Black Hawk College takes an active role in allowing citizens of the district to vote. The Student Government Association officers are strongly encouraged to become Voter Registration Deputies. They also have a commitment to providing at least one annual voter registration drive, that typically occurs on Constitution Day in September, and they register students to vote by appointment. Voter registration forms can also be found online.
Visit the State Board of Elections site for more information.
Several County Clerks in the Black Hawk College district have their own websites with more information:
Black Hawk College complies with Illinois law regarding voter registration.
Public Act 094-0645
(10 ILCS 5/1A-17 new)
Sec. 1A-17. Voter registration outreach.
(a) The Secretary of State, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Public Ais, the Department of Employment Security, and each public institution of higher learning i Illinois must make available on its World Wide Web site a downloadable, printable voter registration form that complies with the requirements in subsection (d) of Section 1A-16 for the State Board of Election’ voter registration form.
(b) Each public institution of higher learning in Illinois must include voter registration information and a voter registration form supplied by the State Board of Election under subsection (e) of Section 1A-16 in any mailing of student registration materials to an address located in Illinois. Each public institution of higher learning must provide voter registration information and a voter registration form supplied by the State Board of Election under subsection (e) of Section 1A-16 to each person with whom the institution conducts in-person student registration.
(c) As used in this Section, a public institution of higher learning means a public university, college, or community college in Illinois.