Gov. JB Pritzker Has No Plans To Pause Automatic Voter Registrations After 'Glitch' Led To Hundreds Of Non-Citizens Being Registered“The glitch that was found by the Secretary of State’s office, and that was investigated, has been overcome, it appears,” Pritzker said at a Chicago news conference to discuss election security.
Illinois Assesses Damage From Mistaken Voter RegistrationsThe data of 574 people who self-identified as noncitizens was mistakenly forwarded to elections officials to be registered to vote.
Illinois' Automatic Voter Registration Delays Worry ExpertsVoter rights groups say the delays have meant Illinois missed some elections where more people could have been able to participate.
Governor Bruce Rauner Signs Automatic Voter Registration LawRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a measure Monday allowing automatic voter registration in Illinois, a move that comes a year after he rejected a similar measure over concerns about voter fraud.
New Automatic Voter Registration Bill Could Expand Voter ParticipationBackers of the new Automatic Voter Registration bill approved by the General Assembly said they cannot wait to see Governor Rauner sign the legislation, and put it into action.
Attempt Fails To Overturn Automatic-Voter Veto In IllinoisThe Illinois House failed to overturn the governor's veto of a bill that would have allowed automatic voter registration at some state agencies.