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Early Voting with Mommy - Chicago Mayoral Election 2011

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 2/12/11 (11:29pm)

Mommy and Leo outside of the Early Voting Polling Place (CPL Lincoln Park) with Voting Receipts.

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Early Voting - Election 2010

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 10/23/10 (6:24pm)
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I love Early Voting. The polling place is just across the street from the DePaul Library. It used to be I had to head out to the County Building downtown.

There was a steady stream of people though nothing like the crowd last time round (i.e. Nov. 2008). The list of judges to vote for was a huge confusing pain in the butt. It's amazing that anyone ever thought this way of choosing judges ever made sense. We should end it now.

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Early Voting - Primary 2010

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 1/16/10 (7:06pm)

With an early voting location at the CPL branch at Lincoln Park -- just across the street from DePaul -- you can't get any more convenient. Not surprisingly, for a (February) Primary, traffic was light. I walked right in, no waiting, no line.

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Early Voting in Chicago

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 2/22/09 (12:18pm)
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Made it over to the early voting station at the Lincoln Park Branch of CPL during a break. It's for the Primary to replace Congressman Rahm Emanuel. The last time I had been there was in October for the General Election. Needless to say, the one or two people waiting to vote this time round in no way matched the scores of people all packed in and waiting just a couple of months ago. Instead of close to an hour, it took maybe 5 minutes.

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Early Voting in Chicago

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sat, 10/25/08 (2:23pm)
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So I came up with the brilliant idea of ducking out from work to go to the Early Voting location at the Public Library just across the street.

Bad move. After filling out the form and giving them my ID, I was led into a waiting room with more than 60 people! This is going to take a hundred years. My colleagues at work probably think I skipped out of town.

[Note: the above was written while I was marooned in the waiting room. And yes, I finally got out and was able to resume normal reference services.]

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