The Peoria County Board of Election Commissioners held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. All commissioners were present except for Dr. Pinto, who is out of town.
According to Executive Director Tom Bride, the April 6 general election went relatively smoothly. They were a little short of judges, having only 243 available that day. A few judges had quit, and there were not as many student judges working as in the past. One-third of voters cast their votes early, either at early voting locations or by mail, and two-thirds voted on election day. Total turnout was 17 ½% of those eligible to vote.
With the next election not occurring until March of 2022, it is time to discuss upcoming projects:
Only one question arose during public comments. Would the RFP be open to the public? The answer was yes, and probably even presentations by vendors.
Irene Pritzker, Observer
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