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This election judge reported for work wearing an Obama hat.  He was asked to remove it and was allowed to keep working.

Election Judge Reports For Duty–Wearing Obama Hat

Voters at one Chicago polling place were surprised to find one of the judges showing his presidential preference this morning.

11/06/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

DuPage County Having Trouble Finding Bilingual Election Judges

You’d think it would be easy to find people eager to make nearly $200 for one day’s relatively easy work. But it’s not, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

10/11/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Election Judge Told He Won’t Get Paid; Officials Say It Was A Mistake

A Northwest Side man who served as an election judge at the polls last week said he was later notified he wouldn’t be paid for his day of work, but an elections official said it’s all a misunderstanding — and a mistake.

03/26/2012

Hal Baskin, candidate for 16th Ward Alderman in Chicago (Credit: HalBaskin.com)

Aldermanic Candidate Arrested At Polling Place

A candidate for alderman was arrested Tuesday afternoon at a South Side polling place and later charged with assault.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011