New law to help IL voters

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTHI) – A new law will streamline the voting process in Illinois.

Governor Pat Quinn signed a law on Tuesday that allows Illinois residents to register and vote the same day.

The law also extends to early voting.

County clerks are working out details on how they will offer Election Day registration.

The new law only applies to the November election, but could be extended. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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