Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman Tazewell Clerk Says Local Elections Are Secure By Tim Shelley • Oct 3, 2019 Tim Shelley / WCBU Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman says Illinois is at the forefront of election security following the 2016 elections. Historic Military Discharge Papers More Easily Accessible Under New Law By Tim Shelley • Aug 20, 2019 Tazewell County Clerk & Recorder via Facebook A newly signed law will allow Illinois county clerks to unseal military discharge papers after 62 years. Tazewell County Clerk Says Your Vote is Safe Amid Election Security Concerns By Tim Shelley • Aug 5, 2019 Concerns have been raised about election hacking in the wake of the 2016 elections. As the next presidential race approaches, Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman said there’s no need to worry about somebody changing your actual vote. After Lengthy Debate, Tazewell County Board Slashes Voter Precincts By Tim Shelley • Aug 1, 2019 Tazewell County Clerk & Recorder via Facebook The Tazewell County Board voted Wednesday to cut down on the number of election precincts after a lengthy debate over whether they had the authority to do so under Illinois statute.