Polls Close Today in Illinois

Published 03/18 2014 06:33PM

Updated 03/18 2014 06:36PM

It's primary election day in Illinois.

Turnout in southeastern Illinois is rather sparse. 

Some statewide races are creating interest, like the democratic and republican nominations for governor.
   
Lack of contested races on the county level is contributing to quieter polling places. Election officials say it's very important for people to have their voices heard.

Polls in Illinois close at seven tonight.

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