From the office of Ald. Brendan Reilly:
The 42nd Ward: #1 in 2008 Voter Turnout and Voter Registration!
Alderman Reilly is thrilled that the 42nd Ward ranked #1 in both overall and early voting turnout! Current counts indicate that 36,224 ballots were cast out of a total registered voter count of 45,474, and 9,734 of these were early votes. Thanks to all who voted and contributed to the 42nd Ward’s 80% voter turnout rate!
The 42nd Ward is also ranked #1 for new voter registrations!