CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago residents who can’t cast ballots in Tuesday’s election have a chance to vote on Monday.
The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners says in-person absentee voting will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.READ MORE: Saint Sabina Church Using $25,000 Donation For Gun Buyback Program Targeting Chicago Youths
About 90,000 voters cast their ballots during early voting. That includes more than 21,500 votes on Saturday, which set a single-day record for a municipal election.
Chicago voters will to the polls to vote for mayor, aldermen and whether the Chicago Board of Education should be elected rather than appointed by the mayor.READ MORE: Community First Medical Center Nurses Hold One-Day Strike
Other issues include paid sick leave for workers and public funding for Illinois elections.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces several challengers, including Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia, Alderman Bob Fioretti and businessman Willie Wilson. Emanuel needs more than 50 percent of the vote to avoid a runoff.MORE NEWS: Man Robbed At Gunpoint In West Loop
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