Small number of Illinois military ballots effected by delays
By Kyle Maichle
According to records, a total of 16,600 overseas and military ballots were requested for the November 2, 2010 general election. Only 2,898 of those ballots failed to meet the September 18, 2010 deadline mandated by the MOVE Act.
All Illinois military and overseas ballots must be postmarked by November 1, 2010, in order to be counted for the general election.