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“I Can’t Breathe” T-Shirt, Mask Worn By Election Judge Irks Voter

Sharpies Bleeding Through Ballots Will Not Impact Your Vote

Man Says His Signature Changes Due To Learning Disability, And His Ballot Has Been Rejected Because Of It

Cook County Acknowledges Backlog As Many Voters Get Message That System Can’t Verify Their Registration

Chicago Election Officials Will Ask to Extend Poll Hours After Late Openings

Several Chicago poll sites didn’t open on time, so election officials are asking a judge to keep them open later. Also, some voters reported not receiving the second page of their ballots.

Voters Missing 2nd Page of Ballot at Some Chicago Polling Places

Voters in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs were not able to able to turn in complete ballots after volunteers at polling places forgot to hand out a second page before entering the voting booth, the Chicago Patch reported. The information came via Electionland's tip line.

Electionland: Tracking Ballot Access Issues in Illinois

Illinois Electionland partner The Red Line Project is keeping a running list of issues Chicago voters are facing.

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