Listen to State Week - December 26, 2014

Dec 26, 2014

Credit Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

This week, we take a historical look back at the 1964 "Bedsheet Ballot".  That year, due to a disagreement over Illinois redistricting, every candidate ran state-wide on a ballot that was over three feet long.  The effects of that election and the way it was conducted strongly influenced the future course of state politics, the state constitution, and more.