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https://www.clintoncounty-ia.gov/page/Polling_Location_Maps.aspx?NT= / Clinton County

Election officials in Iowa are preparing for combined school board and city elections in the fall.

Board of education elections used to be held in September. But in 2017, Iowa lawmakers passed a law to hold them in November on the same day as city elections.

So this month, Clinton County mailed new voter registration cards to voters so they'll know where to cast their ballots.

Democracy Live

During the 2016 general election, votes and voter information handled by county clerks in Illinois were safe and secure.

Michelle O'Neill reports that's the main finding from a survey of the clerks conducted last year by US Senator Dick Durbin and Illinois State Senator Michael Hastings.


Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Rock Island County Clerk, Karen Kinney, is waiting to find out what elected officials have learned about potential cyber-attacks on election systems in Illinois.

With the primary Tuesday, by now you've likely been inundated with campaign brochures and television commercials, at least for the big races. As much as we at public radio do our best to keep you informed, you may still feel like you don't have enough information on some of the races further down ballot.

That's where University of Chicago graduate student Aviva Rosman's company, BallotReady, comes in. It does research, to help make it easier when you get to the ballot box.


Precinct map for Scott County, IA (2016)
http://www.scottcountyiowa.net/auditor/pub/precinct_maps/Scott_County_Precinct_Maps/Overall_Map/Scott_County_Large.pdf / Scott County Auditor

Political party officials in Scott County have been answering a lot of questions before Monday's caucuses. One of the most common is, "Where do I go to participate?"

Navy and aqua Iowa caucus logo of the state's democratic party
http://iowademocrats.org/about-iowa-caucuses/ / Iowa Democratic Party

Dozens of Iowa residents who are out of state or overseas will participate in Iowa's democratic caucus. The state's democratic party says 90 people signed up for the new "Tele-Caucus" service.

The nomination process for candidates for the Black Hawk College board of trustees has begun. Starting today, petitions are available for three seats that'll be on the ballot next April.  The board consists of 7 voting members from the college's nine county district in Western Illinois. And voters will fill positions now held by Donna Frye, who's finishing up a six-year term, and for Kylee Fox and John McCooley, who replaced two members who resigned.  To become a candidate for trustee, you must: