Despite centuries worth of admonitions to not discuss politics or religion, talking about what should and what shouldn’t be in the political realm dominates many conversation or barbershop “discussions” these days. DVC would like you to prevail in these mini-debates. That is why we are providing resources to help you be better informed. Where it is stats, campaign financing or general political information we are confident you will find the links below useful. If there is a resource you would like to share with our readers, please forward that information to

16 years of Chicago voting results

How much Congressional races cost

The latest poll results

Names, phone numbers and office addresses of Chicago City Council members