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Early voting in primary election continues through Feb. 23

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Daily Herald report

Early voting for the Feb. 26 primary election began Monday and continues through Saturday, Feb. 23. The primary election 31 local contests and a special primary for the 2nd Congressional District, Cook County Clerk David Orr said.

In the Northwest suburbs, a Republican primary will take place in Palatine Township for the offices of supervisor, trustee, clerk and highway commissioner. In Elgin, a nonpartisan primary will whittle down a field of nine people running for a single 2-year council seat.

Suburban voters are required to vote at a suburban Cook County early voting site and display photo ID. Sites include the Hanover Township Community Relations Office, 1 American Way, Elgin, and Palatine village hall, 200 E. Wood St., Palatine. Voting hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Palatine also is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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