Early Voting In Clerk's Race, Both Sides Stretch The Truth on Early Voting Delay By Ryan Denham • Oct 2, 2018 Ryan Denham / WGLT Democrat Nikita Richards says Republican McLean County Clerk Kathy Michael “broke the law” when she delayed the start of early voting last spring. Republicans say that’s a “bold lie that cannot be allowed to stand.” Illinois Early Voting Begins Thursday By Mary Cullen • Sep 26, 2018 Mary Cullen / WGLT Early voting for the midterm election starts Thursday. Voters in McLean County can head to the polls beginning at 8:30 a.m. Early Voting Expected To Pick Up In McLean County By Ryan Denham • Feb 27, 2018 Ken Chui Less than 200 McLean County residents cast ballots during the first week of early voting ahead of the March 20 primary. Ballot Dispute Delays Early Voting In McLean County By Ryan Denham • Feb 6, 2018 Staff / WGLT Early voting for the March 20 primary will not begin this week in McLean County as scheduled because of an ongoing legal fight over who’s on the ballot.