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Low Turnout For Primary; Scattered Problems At Polling Places

Turnout at Chicago area polling places has been slow for Tuesday’s primary election, though there have been a handful of typical problems at the polls that might keep some sites open late.


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

New Computers At Chicago Polling Places To Speed Up Voting Process

Coming Tuesday at all 2,000 plus Chicago polling places will be a notebook computer that’s replacing the election judges’ phone book size listing of ballot applications, reports WBBM John Cody.


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.


An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Wants To Stop Using Schools As Polling Places

A state lawmaker wants Illinois to stop using schools as polling places on Election Day, but the idea doesn’t sit well with local election authorities.


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.


Primary Election Day Polling Places

Polls are open across the Chicago area from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the March 20 primary.


An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Napping Worker Among Problems At Polling Places

Election officials were expecting very low turnout for Tuesday’s municipal elections. After the polls had closed at 7 p.m., only a handful of problems had been reported at polling places in Chicago and the suburbs.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Late Polling Place

UPDATED: Problems Arise At Polling Places

Elections officials fielded thousands of complaints as voters went to the polls in the election for mayor and City Council seats on Tuesday, though only a handful were for serious issues.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Report A Problem At A Chicago Polling Place

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will have 150 investigators watching the polls tomorrow.
If you see anything suspicious you can call Madigan’s office at 1 866 536 3496.


An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Voters Reminded Of ‘Basic Voting Rights’

Prosecutors fan out to try to prevent vote fraud.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2010

Early Voting Polling Places

The midterm elections are three weeks away, but you can vote now.