The Peoria County board will consider allowing voters to decide if City and County election services should be combined. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the Board will consider adding the question on the November ballot at its next meeting:

The Peoria City Election Commission is preparing for changes during the November election. Lawmakers approved a new election bill last week that expands the number of days people can register to vote. This ‘grace period’ time now includes the day before the election and on election day where people can both register and vote.

A community group aiming to oust a current district 150 school board member says the move is needed to improve the district.  The Change 150 group is backing Sue Wolstenholm for the 3rd District seat, even though she plans to resign if elected.  That's because Wolstenholm’s name was already on the ballad when she decided to get out of the race against incumbent Laura Petelle.  Sea Stipe is with Change 150.  He says they group is campaigning to send the school board and administration a message: 

IL candidates start to collect ballot signatures

Sep 4, 2013

This week officially kicks off campaign season. Tuesday was the first day candidates could begin collecting signatures to get on the primary ballot.  Still some of the leading candidates can't start yet.