Early voting begins later this month around the state of Illinois, but in-person absentee voting is now underway.  If you want to avoid the hassle of voting on Election Day November 4, Madison County Clerk Debbie Mendoza says you may want to think about casting a ballot at her office in Edwardsville, as many have already done through the early absentee voting process.


She speculates turnout for this mid-term election to be nearly that of a presidential election year.  Why?


Click here for Mendoza's comments


To vote absentee at her office, you need to bring proof of who you are and where you live now through November 3.  Early voting starts October 20 and runs through November 2.  For more information on early voting in Madison County, log on to this story at AltonDailyNews.com and follow the link.




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