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“We have a serious shortage of judges and poll workers,” Cook County Clerk Yarbrough said. “The clerk’s office manages elections in suburban Cook County and we’ve seen our number of election judges shrink significantly in recent years. Over the last eight years, we’ve seen a reduction of about 40%.”

Ed Michalowski, former Illinois State Treasurer employee, files a federal civil suit alleging sexual harassment against Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford. Paris Schutz has the story.