Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs voter access plan that moves next year’s primary
CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois’ primary election will be moved from March to June next year under a plan that expands voter access and was recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
The new law makes voting by mail a permanent option, allows jail inmates awaiting trial to cast ballots and makes Election Day in November a state holiday.
Gov. Pritzker says Illinois will stand up “for a strong, secure, and accessible democracy.” The law took effect immediately.
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