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Will County plans changes to polls, precincts

Will County plans changes to polls, precincts

Several changes in precincts and polling places have been proposed by Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots in an effort to consolidate and reduce costs. After analyzing voter turnout and the county's facilities, the clerk's office staff was able to eliminate only three of the county's 303 precincts but adjusted the boundary lines of 10 other precincts and changed the polling place in several others. The changes could be approved this month by the County Board and would take effect for the March primary election. The precincts that could be eliminated by combining with others are in Frankfort, Troy and Plainfield townships. The changes come as Voots' office...