Monday, November 5, 2012
Don't forget to vote! Find your poll location and ballot summary in Mokena.
Do you know where to go to vote on Election Day 2012? If not, you can use the handy Google Voter Info embed above to find the location of your designated polling place. Simply enter the address where you're registered to vote. This tool's data has been updated to reflect changes that may have been caused by Hurricane Sandy. For details and articles about every candidate in Mokena, check out Patch's Election Guide here: Your Vote: A Guide to the Nov. 6 Election. Make sure you know where to vote: Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
On the first election since Will County shut down more than 100 polling places and consolidated several others, some Mokena voters found a little confusion waiting for them at the polls Tuesday.
For all her 16 years in Mokena, Fran Cull has voted at the old junior high school, now Mokena Intermediate School. Although she remembered Will County had cut and consolidated polling places to save money, she had to check where she was heading before she left to vote. "I remembered; I just couldn't remember where," the 68 year old said outside her new polling place, Mokena Village Hall. The Will County Board last year unanimously voted to cut the number of polling places from 445 to 303 in an effort to save up to $200,000. Although the county publicized the new, consolidated polling places and mailed out new voter registration cards, some people were still unaware of the changes during Tuesday's voting. One woman, who did not want her …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Will County cut more than 100 polling places this year to save money, meaning you might have to vote at a new place. Find out where you'll be voting here.
The Will County Board cut the number of polling places from 445 to 303 for this election, meaning many people will be voting at a new location in 2012. Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots said the move was made to save up to $200,000 by having fewer election judges, field technicians and voting machines. It will, however, mean each polling place will have 1,200 to 1,300 people registered there. People will also have to learn new polling places. And, as all districts from the county board to the U.S. Congress are redrawn every 10 years, Will County residents have a lot of new districts to learn. The Will County Board went from nine to 13 districts in the latest shuffle. As Mokena is divided between Frankfort and New Lenox townships, we …
Friday, August 19, 2011
The board on Thursday voted to cut the number of polling places countywide from 445 to 303.
The Will County Board is hoping the new map of polling places will keep voting local yet save $200,000. By a unanimous 27-0 vote, the Will County Board on Thursday approved a new map for voting precincts throughout the county. The board does this every 10 years based on new census data, but what’s different this year is the number of polling places dropped from 445 to 303. Having fewer election judges, field technicians and voting machines could save up to $200,000, Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots said. It will, however, mean each polling place will have 1,200 to 1,300 people registered there. Voots said there are more than 67 polling places currently that large and they have no problem handling election-day crowds. The reason, she …