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Latino State News

Migual del Valle Votes in Logan Square, Emanuel in West Chicago

The first day of early voting saw two of the Mayoral candidates cast vote for themselves in their respective communities.

Rahm Emanuel voted at the West Chicago Library in Austin and encourages others to do the same.  His campaign has set the goal of getting 7,500 early voters out throughout the city or cast a vote via mail.

Miguel del Valle held a rally in his home town neighborhood of Humboldt Park with local Latino leaders and then proceded to cast his ballot. 

The Chicago Board of Elections stated there were 6,367 early votes cast on the first day, which is the second-highest for the any city election.  Election day is February 22, 2011.