Residents in an Illinois Congressional district will soon have representation again in the U.S. House.
The seat in the 18th district has been vacant since Republican Aaron Schock resigned at the end of March amid spending scandals. The special election to replace Shock is Thursday.
That's a rarity. Elections are usually on Tuesdays.
McDonough County Clerk Gretchen DeJaynes has overseen elections for 15 years. This is her first Thursday election...and she's not alone.