Gretchen DeJaynes

50% Plus One
7:27 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Raising Questions About Macomb Election Result

Macomb City Hall
Credit Rich Egger

In most elections, the candidate with the most votes wins. But that did not apply in a recent Macomb election – and no one seems able to explain how the city came up with its rule.

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Balloting is Underway
4:13 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

You Can Vote Early (But Not Often) in Illinois

Rich Egger
  • Interview with Gretchen DeJaynes

McDonough County Clerk Gretchen DeJaynes said  voters were at her office when the doors opened at 8:00 am for the first day of early voting on October 22.

DeJaynes said early voting should help ease the rush on election day (November 6).

“I do not think we will have lines for election day. Really the only places that we have ever had lines are in the college precincts and early voting at the university has cured that problem,” DeJaynes said.

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