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Politics and Elections

Results of 5 aldermanic races still uncertain

Aldermanic runoff elections in five Chicago wards remained too close to call as of Wednesday afternoon as the Chicago Board of Elections began processing previously uncounted votes from Tuesday’s runoff elections.


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Election official: Low Election Day turnout so far after high participation in early voting

A Chicago Board of Elections official suggested high participation in early voting for the city’s runoff elections may have been a factor in the low Election Day turnout so far on Tuesday.

Board Chairman Langdon Neal told reporters during a morning press briefing that polling places had “been very quiet.” Election officials later confirmed that Election Day turnout remained low through the afternoon.


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