By Ellen Kobe
Medill New Service’s team of election 2015 reporters hit the streets of Chicago today, exploring polling places, speaking with voters and spending the day with candidates. Here are some of the most interesting sights and sounds of the city on Election Day.
Candidates out and about
Though mayoral candidates don’t often cross paths, Fioretti and Garcia took advantage of the opportunity at Manny’s Deli and chatted with constituents together.
Doughnuts and coffee make for potentially-sketchy electioneering
Listen to reporter Dean DeChiaro talk about encountering doughtnuts at an 11th ward polling place this morning:
Read DeChiaro’s full story:
People and polling places
Voter turnout was fairly slow in some wards at the beginning of the day.
But voters eventually woke up and made the trip to the polls.
Keep up with Medill News Service’s election 2015 coverage as poll results continue to come in this evening.