The voting has ended.

Welcome to the Participatory Budgeting electronic sample ballot for the 45th Ward in Chicago (PB45), courtesy of the Stanford Crowdsourced Democracy Team. By participating in the PB45 election, you can help decide how to spend public funds on community projects in the 45th Ward.

The following pages will help you familiarize yourself with the project proposals for 2015. You will decide how the 45th Ward’s menu money should be allocated. You may choose up to four (4) projects.

Please note that you cannot use this website to actually cast your vote! Instead, you need to come to one of the many voting sites that will be located through the ward. Voting is open to all residents of the Ward ages 16 and up, regardless of citizenship status. Please see times and locations below.

Vote on Election Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015:   (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Wilson Park Field House, 4630 N Milwaukee Ave

Vote Early

Wednesday, April 29:   (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Location: Disney II Block Party with Redmoon Theater Company, 3900 N Lawndale Ave

Monday, April 27:   (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Location: 45th Ward Service Office, 4754 N Milwaukee Ave

For more information call 773-286-4545 or visit