Vote By Mail More Than 2 Million Mail-In Ballots Requested In Illinois By Jerry Nowicki / Capitol News Illinois • Sep 30, 2020 Emily Bollinger / WGLT More than 2 million Illinois voters have requested vote-by-mail ballots and more than 26,000 such ballots have already been returned, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections. IDPH Voting Guidance Specifies Social Distancing, Recommends Masks By Rebecca Anzel | Capitol News Illinois • Aug 31, 2020 Carleigh Gray / WGLT The Illinois Department of Public Health has released in-person voting guidelines for election authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 this year. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul Joining Federal Lawsuit Against USPS By Rebecca Anzel | Capitol News Illinois • Aug 18, 2020 Seth Perlman / AP Operational shifts undertaken by the United States Postal Service in recent weeks, including spending cuts and equipment removal, are illegal, Illinois’ top lawyer and 13 other attorneys general argued in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. Q&A: County Clerk Sees Trust So Far In Vote-By-Mail System By Colleen Reynolds • Aug 17, 2020 Jeff Smudde / WGLT McLean County Clerk Kathy Michael says she agrees with a Brennan Center report that concludes it's more likely for an American to be struck by lightning than to commit mail voting fraud. McLean County Election Officials Expect Heavy Vote-By-Mail Participation In November By Eric Stock • Jul 28, 2020 Tim Mitchell Election authorities in McLean County are mailing out tens of thousands of vote-by-mail applications to registered voters this week in advance of the Nov. 3 election.