UPDATE #WGNelection: @GovernorQuinn & @BruceRauner have cast their ballots in very close IL Gov. race. What's your prediction?
If you haven't, please vote! You have an hour and 30 mins left. Even if you don't believe in the process, you have nothing to lose but 15 mins. #vote #vsco #vscocam #midtermelection #merica #chicagoelection #theyhadnostickers
Missing election judges, confusion over lengthy ballots and fights over election code interpretations complicated Election Day for voters from the South Side of Chicago to Lake County.Attorney General Lisa Madigan obtained a midday court order from a local judge to force a change in the procedures Lake County officials were using to deal with prospective voters who came to the polls Tuesday but had previously requested a mail-in ballot.
Keep reading here.
"The new owners of Leona's did not arrange to have anyone let the election judges into the building early this morning, leaving both election judges and voters stranded outside," said Ald. Joe Moore (49th) in an email sent to constituents Tuesday afternoon.
"Finally, the Police and Fire Department were called and 'broke into' the restaurant. The election judges set up the polling equipment as quickly as possible and voting in the precinct began by 7:20 a.m."
Weird polling place No. 2: Movie theater lobby.
I think that pharoah is looking at her ballot ...
More weird polling places here: www.redeyechicago.com
Rock The Vote released a public service announcement last month with a parody of Lil Jon's "Turn Down For What" that featured public figures who explained why they planned to vote in the midterm elections,
but according to public records, a number of them didn't vote in the last midterm election.
Screenshot from the Daily Elite's YouTube video explaining why it's important for Millennials to vote.
Increasingly, there's a good chance that if you're on social media,But in some places, they could go to jail for
your friends will post--or try to post--a photo of themselves doing
their civic duty.
doing so. And in other places, where there isn't actually any law
prohibiting the practice, they may be barred from doing so anyway by
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