Voters Comment on Issues at Polling Station

Published 03/18 2014 07:15PM

Updated 03/18 2014 07:20PM

PEORIA -  Election judges at First English Lutheran Church said they expected voters to trickle in throughout the day, and they were right.

Although it is a primary, there are some pretty big issues for voters to decide on.
Of course the republican candidate for governor is a big race and multiple counties are also voting on new board members.
The District 150 school board vote has turned pretty controversial. One candidate has already said she’s dropping out, but could still win the election. 

There are some pocketbook issues, too. McLean, Peoria and Fulton Counties are all voting on a one percent sales tax increase to go to school facility needs. 
We spoke with some voters about the issues they think people want a say in.

“I think the district 150 one and possibly the tax and I think the governor. I think people are really tired of what's going on in the state of Illinois,” said Lynn Akers.

“It's the only way we're going to get anybody we really want elected. And if everybody doesn't come out what good is it?” said Larry Bussman.

The polls closed at 7:00 p.m. after a brief, after-work rush.

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