Wisconsin’s attonery general plans to appeal a temporary injunction of that state’s controversial voter ID law which went into effect this year.“My office will continue its efforts to defend the law, and I am confident that the Voter ID law ultimately will be upheld,” said Wisconsin Attorney General
Illinois was still several months away from its primaries but across the state line in Indiana it was a different story. On Tuesday, Hoosiers will go to the polls to pick local candidates and vote on referenda.
It’s such a ritual, this thing we do today. We trudge out to a neighborhood school or senior center or library and stand in line, sign our names and make a choice. Sometimes we’re thrilled about our choice, sometimes indifferent, sometimes downright disgusted.
Bad weather on an election day can also have a bad effect on politics by keeping voters away from the polls. In theory, early voting, which in the race for Chicago mayor got underway earlier this week, can encourage turnout.