Jesse Jackson Jr.’s publicist says the ailing Illinois congressman has voted by absentee ballot.
The city is already hunting down the official Christmas tree that will grace Daley Plaza, beginning around Thanksgiving.
Even though most of the polls closed 22 hours ago, thousands of votes still haven’t been counted. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports the counting could take weeks.
Gov. Pat Quinn says voting “is the best way that citizens can speak the language of democracy.”