Election Judges

Ballots

Chicago Election Board Manager Fired

A Chicago election official has been fired in the aftermath of a contentious election that has resulted in a criminal probe of disruptive robocalls and complaints about “irregularities” in handling ballots in the state treasurer’s race. A spokesman declined to say why the person was fired, saying it was a personnel issue.

11/14/2014

Ballots

Due To Judge Shortage, Glitches, Last Chicago Ballot Cast At 3 A.M.

At Welles Park, there were 50 people still in line at 2 a.m., having waited at least seven hours to cast their ballots. At one point, the gym was transformed into a makeshift holding area to accommodate waiting voters.

11/05/2014

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

‘Malicious’ Robocalls Leave Chicago Short Of Thousands Of Election Judges

Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Chairman Langdon Neal said at least one precinct in all 50 wards had a problem with election judges not showing up, and the city had to enlist the help of 250 standby judges.

11/04/2014

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

‘Malicious’ Robocalls Targeted 6,000 Chicago Election Judges

“There is an intent to try to disrupt the orderly administration of the election,” Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Chairman Langdon Neal said.

11/03/2014

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

Cook County Clerk Hands Out Awards To Best Election Judges

There were dozens of election judges from suburban Cook honored, nominated by the staff at the County Clerk’s office and each other.

11/13/2013

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

Chicago Polling Places Could Get Laptops To Replace Voting Record Binders

Election judges would no longer have to find a voter’s name in a massive binder on Election Day.

11/01/2013

Lines were long at Truman College, where some voters had trouble finding their correct precinct. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS 2)

2 Election Judges Removed For Being Drunk, Another For Being Disruptive

A few election judges in Chicago had to be removed from their polling places today.

11/06/2012

Ballots

Sandoval Claims Fraud At Polls In 21st District

Shortly before the polls closed Tuesday, State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) filed a challenge to the results in the 21st District Illinois House race, alleging fraud by election judges.

WBBM Newsradio–03/20/2012

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

Election Judges Engaged After Meeting At Polling Place

A polling place might be an unlikely place to find love but, a north suburban couple is engaged after meeting on Election Day in November of 2008.

WBBM Newsradio–04/05/2011

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

2 Election Judges Arrested, 2 Others Tossed From Polling Places

CHICAGO (CBS) – Two election judges in Chicago have been arrested for battery and two other election judges were tossed out of their polling places on Tuesday for misbehavior. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports that […]

CBS 2–11/02/2010

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Polling Places Ramp Up For Elections

It’s the 11th-hour push for your vote by candidates all over the state, and the process to register your choice is also kicking into overdrive.

11/01/2010