The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

You Could Call This the ‘Blagojevich Base’


At least one Illinois ballot-distribution operation is at peak efficiency:

Meanwhile, the Chicago Board of Elections hand-delivers ballots to inmates in Cook County Jail. The board doesn’t even wait for the inmates to apply — it brings the applications with the ballots! More than 2,600 inmates have cast ballots — strikingly similar to the 2,600 soldiers who will likely not receive a ballot for Tuesday’s election.

They’re second only to the cemeteries.

Tags: Illinois


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