Illinois State Board Of Elections Executive Director Steve Sandvoss Placed On Leave After He Reported Being Victim Of Extortion ScamThe executive director of the Illinois State Board of Elections has been placed on administrative leave, just one day before several cities hold their municipal elections.
Officials Prepare For Election Day In Chicago With Record For Early Voting, Mail-In BallotsEarly voting for the 2020 general election still had a little bit of time to go as of late Monday afternoon, but it had already set records by that time – along with mail-in ballots.
One More Day Of Early Voting Still To Go In Illinois, With Records Already Being ShatteredElection Day is coming up Tuesday, but yes, you still have time to vote early.
Deadline Arriving For Online Voter Registration In IllinoisIf you're planning to register to vote online, time is running out.
Cook County Acknowledges Backlog As Many Voters Get Message That System Can't Verify Their RegistrationThousands of Cook County voters are going online to check their voter registration status, only to get an unsettling message – the system can’t verify their registration.
Illinois Mail-In Ballot Requests Pass 1 Million And CountingThis year’s spike follows a law expanding mail voting, which Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed in July to address coronavirus concerns.
GOP Wants Audit As Automatic Registration Problems ContinueElection officials say the registrants have now been registered and should be able to vote in Tuesday's primary.
How Are Chicago And Illinois Working To Avoid An Election Fiasco?An error in an app was blamed Tuesday for a dramatic delay in the reporting of results in the Iowa Democratic caucuses. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole investigated what is being done in Chicago and Illinois to avoid a similar fiasco.
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.
After Russian Hack Of Illinois Voter Database In 2016, State Beefed Up Election CybersecurityThree-and-a-half years after a Russian breach of voter databases, the fight against foreign influence on voters continues nationwide.
Senate Intelligence Committee Report Details How Russian Hackers Targeted Illinois Voter DatabaseA Senate Intelligence Committee report on Thursday indicated that Russian hackers “were in a position to delete or change voter data” in Illinois in 2016, but found no evidence that such a thing happened.
$13.2M Grant To Help Illinois Stop Vote Tampering After Russian HackTwo years after Russian operatives successfully hacked into the Illinois State Board of Elections database and viewed information for tens of thousands of voters, Illinois was awarded a $13.2 million grant aimed at stopping vote tampering.
Illinois Elections Chief To Testify At Senate Panel On Russian HackingIllinois State Board of Elections director Steve Sandvoss will testify about how voter information was stolen by hackers last summer.
Judge Blocks Law Expanding Same-Day Voter Registration In IllinoisIf you live in Cook County or another big county in Illinois, and planned to register and vote on Election Day, your options just shrank.
Illinois Election Official Downplays Impact Of Records HackThe state board of elections does not have any voters' credit card information or financial records, says General Counsel Ken Menzel.