The January 2021 meeting of the Peoria County Election Commission was held remotely and live streamed on Facebook. All commissioners were in attendance.
The regular board meeting was preceded by an Electoral Board meeting. Objections had been filed to the nominating papers of Abby Humbles for Dunlap School Board. The petitions had been reviewed on January 8, and found to be in order. Abby Humbles will be on the ballot.
$90,000 of the $109,544 Center for Tech & Civic Life Grant has either been spent or is spoken for. A report is due by the end of January, but funds can be spent until this summer.
Early voting has started for the February 23 primary election. 200 voters have already asked for ballots. The only partisan election is the Democratic primary for Peoria township.
Federal Warehouse was rewarded the contract for moving equipment for the general election April 6.
Early voting for that election will start in the election office on February 25 for those precincts outside of the city of Peoria. Those city elections which are involved in the primary will not be ready until March 11 or 12.
Irene Pritzker, Observer
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