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Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois

The Illinois legislature gathered in Springfield for the first time in weeks for a short special session.  Among the issues facing lawmakers are further responses to the pandemic, rules for voting this November, and the state budget.

Mary Hansen / NPR Illinois

Illinois election officials say there’s been a huge spike in early voting this year. But it’s not yet clear just what that means.

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In recent years, Illinois made it easier to vote by mail.  It appears more people are taking advantage.