Illinois pushes on as Ohio postpones presidential primary


Share post:

During his daily COVID-19 press conference, when asked if the Governor J.B. Pritzker had second thoughts on the Election following Ohio’s cancellation.

“We have to have our elections continue in my opinion. This is the right thing to do, our democracy needs to go on, we need to elect leaders. If we canceled these elections, when would you have an election? That would be a question I might ask.” Gov. Pritzker said.

Gov. Pritzker told reporters judges at polling places across the state are taking precautions during these unprecedented times.

“Every time somebody goes and votes on a voting machine the people are touching, it’s being wiped down. We have guidance to all the election judges to make sure to maintain social separation. We’re making sure we have sanitizer at locations people are voting at.” Gov. Pritzker announced. Polls are still open today until 7 pm.

Not sure where to vote? Find your polling place here.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Joliet, IL – Teen Critically Injured in Saturday Shooting Near Ohio Street

Joliet, IL - An 18-year-old male is in critical condition following a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday...

New DMV in Chicago’s Chinatown: ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Facility to Enhance Services for South Side

Chicago, IL - Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias is set to inaugurate the first-ever Secretary of State...

Arkansas Block Party Terror: One Dead, Nine Injured in Wynne Shooting

Wynne, AR - A block party in Wynne, Arkansas turned tragic when one man was killed and at...

Chicago Heats Up: Unseasonably Warm Weather to Give Way to Severe Storms this Week

Chicago, IL – The Windy City is poised for a balmy blast with temperatures soaring unseasonably high away...