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More Than 2 Million Mail-In Ballots Requested In Illinois

Sep 30, 2020
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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

Aug 31, 2020
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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

Aug 18, 2020
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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.

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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.

Tim Mitchell standing next to American flag
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.