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Aaron Ammons Announces Bid For Champaign County Clerk

Democrat Aaron Ammons says he’s running for Champaign County Clerk to make sure everyone can exercise their right to vote. The Urbana alderman and local union official announced his bid for county clerk on Labor Day.

Republican Mayoral candidate Rex Bradfield, during a March 2013 debate at the Champaign City Building.
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Republican Urbana Mayoral Candidate Bradfield Voted In Democratic Primary

Urbana’s Republican candidate for mayor says he made an honest mistake when he cast a ballot in this week’s Democratic Mayoral primary. Rex Bradfield says he thought signing the form provided by election judges on Tuesday only confirmed his identity, and not that he was affiliated with the Democratic Party. "It never occurred to me that I was putting myself in a position of perjuring myself," he said.

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Record Primary Turnout For Champaign County

Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten says interest in both presidential primaries contributed to the roughly 60,000 votes cast, but he says others, particularly University of Illinois students, were drawn to the polls because of a new same-day voter registration law.  He says at one campus polling site, about 200 were still in line as the polls closed at 7 p.m.

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