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Rock Island County Adds Hours for Early Voting

Residents of Rock Island County will have more time for early voting. 

Beginning Monday, County Clerk Karen Kinney says her office will stay open until 7 pm on weeknights, through Monday, November 2nd, the day before election day. In addition, early voting will be possible on weekends from 9 am until 5 pm - this Saturday and Sunday (10/24 and 10/25), and the following weekend, also on Saturday and Sunday.

Early voting is also possible at the Moline campus of Western Illinois University, Monday through Friday from 11 am to 7 pm, through October 30. 

All voters should wear masks and observe social distancing. 

More information on voter registration and voting is available at www.votericounty.org or by calling the Rock Island County Clerk’s Election Hotline at 786-VOTE (309-786-8683). 

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.