“There will be a cost associated with it but once that’s done we will we will have a system that’s very efficient that improves turnout and that will improve accuracy on elections,” Manar said.
Estimates vary but supports say there’s a potential of 2 million new Illinois voters to be registered.
“We can get more individuals into the system we would enjoy and provide for great services for them,” said Gray.
Besides costs election board officials say they have logistics concerns, there’s no program in the works.
“I do sympathize with the notion that it’s going to be costly for them to acquire the necessary software to be effective,” said Gray.