Archive for November, 2010

Before we leave Jack Cunningham

by , posted on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 7:26 am

Who very handily won re-election last night as Kane County Clerk, I’d like to draw Kane County residents attention to his elections website, which states

How to Obtain an Absentee Ballot
By Mail
You may request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. The last day we can mail you a ballot is 5 days prior to the election. To request an absentee ballot, either

•Print out and complete an application to vote, and then mail the completed form to Kane County Clerk, PO Box 70,Geneva, IL 60134,
•Email us at,
•Or call our office at (630) 232-5990.



Ballot Access Problems in Kane County

by , posted on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 10:39 am

I went to vote this morning, signed the sheet, was asked to confirm the address I live at, which they read out to me from their computer, and was immediately told “Okay then, we just need to see a photo id.”

To which I responded “No you don’t.”

Much conversation, several phone calls, and even more problems ensued. The details are below.