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Vote. Know your options. Make a plan.

The League encourages people to consider their voting options, weigh their risks, and make a plan and a backup plan for voting. After ballots are finalized, the Illinois League’s website, illinoisvoterguide.org, will provide candidate information for every state race. The League also plans to schedule local candidate forums. Finally, the League urges voters to make their voices heard and VOTE.

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Rockford election officials encourage mail-in voting option as pandemic safety alternative

“Just as when you show up in person, you have to sign your card, and they verify your name and your address, and you can vote. This time, you’ve already voted, but they’re going to do that verification. So, there are things in place already.” Carol Davies, the co-chair of Voter Services for the League of Women Voters.

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School resource officer Curtis Sockwell, a member of the Rockford Police Department, walks the halls on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Auburn High School in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
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No Armed Resource Personnel in Schools-Illinois Association of School Boards’ Vote Fails

School boards across Illinois voted down a resolution that would have put their support behind efforts to allow school districts to have trained and armed teachers and staff.

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