Early voting is open in Illinois. But five minutes before it opened on February 6, election integrity actually just sounds like a long receipt being printed out by a voting machine. That’s because it is. It has every race, every candidate, every party.
And since voting starts less than five minutes from this moment...it all reads zero.
“All of the numbers have to match every day,” said Jessica Rugerio, a deputy clerk in DeKalb County.
They compare the numbers to the paper ballots, no app required.