Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman

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Tazewell County Clerk John Ackerman says Illinois is at the forefront of election security following the 2016 elections. 

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A newly signed law will allow Illinois county clerks to unseal military discharge papers after 62 years. 

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.

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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.