The following is adapted from the Tom Kachich's column in the News Gazette. The full article is here. (Scroll down past the sunflowers.)
The Champaign County Board has approved, 15-3, County Clerk Aaron Ammons’ list of early voting sites for the Nov. 3 election.
County Board member Jim Goss was among those who voted against the list, noting that the University YMCA site is close to the Illini Union, also an early voting site. Further, it would cost the county $14,000 — a thousand dollars a day for 14 days — to run the YMCA location, he said.
Early voting will begin Sept. 24 at the Brookens Center, 1776 E. Washington St., Urbana.
The following locations will open October 19 for early voting:
Also, if you request a ballot by mail, it can be dropped off in what Ammons called a secure drop box — most of which will have security cameras on them — beginning Sept. 24 at the following sites:
— TOM KACICH