Have you voted yet?
Under newly enacted legislation, registered voters in Illinois can vote early beginning today. You don't need a reason or excuse anymore to vote early, all you need do is show up with a picture ID.
But where do I go to find out where to go and how it works you may ask. You'd think the Rock Island County Clerk's web site would surely have the answer, but you'd think wrong.
A check of their newly redesigned Rock Island County Clerk's web site reveals that despite a number of links and other information, including a FAQ on elections,
From other sources I've learned that early voting began today and runs through March 16th.
Anyone know where to go to vote early? I assume you can do it at the clerk's office, but that's a guess and I'm not aware if there are other voting stations.
Thanks to a very helpful commenter, some information on early voting and grace period voting has been unearthed at the clerk's site.
Here is the page which explains many aspects of absentee voting, including early and grace period voting.
An election calendar is also available.
Only minutes after asking this question, the webmaster of the county clerk's page had updated the page, added a link for early voting, included the location, and written to let us know.
Hat's off for the nearly instantaneous response.
Those taking advantage of early voting can do so at the County Clerk's office, on the first floor, 1504 Third Avenue in Rock Island.