Sen. Don Harmon

Several ballots supplied for the primary election in Illinois on March 20, 2012, were a fraction of an inch too big, and would not fit in vote tabulation machines. Some were cut down to size, others were put aside to be counted by hand. (Credit: CBS)

Lake County Pols Spar Over Control Of Local Elections

The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would strip the Lake County Clerk’s office of the power to supervise local elections, and hand it over to a new commission appointed by the county’s chief judge.

05/30/2013

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Illinois Democrats Shoot Down Voter ID Proposal

Illinois Republicans have tried again to make voters show a photo ID before voting, and the proposal was once again shot down by Democrats.

WBBM Newsradio–03/23/2012