Obama casts early vote for 2016 election during Chicago trip

Obama looks up and smiles at reporters as he casts his vote for president in early voting at the Cook County Office Building in ChicagoPresident Barack Obama on Friday cast his ballot for the Nov. 8 election during a trip to his hometown of Chicago. Onlookers cheered as Obama, who was a U.S. senator from Illinois prior to becoming president, entered the early-voting facility in downtown Chicago. A smiling Obama shook hands with the poll workers at the site and thanked them for their “outstanding work” before heading to an electronic voting machine.

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