Rockford, IL. – Candidates in the February 2nd primary are busy courting voters, but it's too late for some. Voting for next month's election actually began the day before Christmas. There are several ways to cast your ballot besides waiting in line, there's early voting, grace period voting, and absentee. Each has different rules and its own start and end dates. WNIJ's Christopher Hosken spoke with Winnebago County Clerk Margie Mullins about the pros and cons of early voting. Mullins begins by briefly describing your menu of voting options.