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Judge's ruling weakens Election Day registration in Illinois

Voters in highly populated areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day this November after a federal judge on Tuesday temporarily halted broader registration rules that Republicans call unconstitutional.

Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan's move means there'll be no same-day registration on Nov. 8 at individual polling places in mostly urban areas like Chicago; voters instead will have to go to major county or election jurisdiction offices.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office immediately notified the court Tuesday that an appeal would come. Wider questions about the constitutionality of the Democrat-led Legislature's 2015 expansion of same-day...