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STAFF EDITORIAL: Tuesday an important precursor for polls

Staff Editorial

March 2, 2020

Illinois’ presidential primary date is still two weeks away (early voting is open, however), but Tuesday’s “Super Tuesday” voting day will tell Illinois voters a lot about what to expect when they go to the polls March 14. Moderates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg both dropped out of the race ahead of T...

Early voting in place until April 1

Maria Ruettiger, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2019

The Coles County Clerk’s Office is holding early voting until April 1. Julie Coe, the Coles County clerk and recorder, said that early voting starts 40 days before an election. The first early voting started on March 21, 2006, said Sheryl Thomas, deputy county clerk of elections. “I am guessi...

Ballots cast in the thousands for early voting

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

November 6, 2016

  With elections coming up on Tuesday, the Coles County Clerk’s Office has already had 5,000 ballots cast as of last Friday. Coles County Clerk Sue Rennels said in an email that the presidential elections always have a higher voter turnout than other elections. This one in particular...

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