State Rep. Maurice West: Moving the Illinois primary back to June would make more time for policymaking

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Clipboards with voter registration forms sit on a table on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at the United Center sports complex, a new super voting site in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Senate Bill 825 would make election day a state holiday and move the primary date back three months in Illinois. State Rep. Maurice West (D-Rockford) explains why he co-signed that bill.

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