Illinois woman in labor stops to vote on way to hospital

Posted on: 3:30 pm, November 6, 2012, by , updated on: 03:34pm, November 6, 2012

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CHICAGO — A mom-to-be from Chicago didn’t let the fact she was in labor stop her from voting on Election Day.

Galicia Malone stopped at Precinct 88 in Chicago despite her contractions only being five minutes apart. Malone decided she needed to vote before heading to the hospital.

Malone, 21, was determined to vote in her first-ever presidential election.

Malone voted around 8:30 a.m. and then left for the hospital to deliver her baby.

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