Benjamin Yount, Metro Networks
SPRINGFIELD, IL-(Effingham Radio)-Illinois lawmakers want county sheriffs and local election managers to work together to help jail inmates vote.
State Rep Juliana Stratton is pushing the plan.
This week she said a lot of people who are waiting for trial don’t realize that they can vote.
She wants sheriffs and county clerks to work together to register jail inmates to vote, then make sure that they can vote on election day.