The politics and government Web site Talking Points Memo has posted this headline on a story:
Illinois Candidate's Name Misspelled As 'Rich Whitey' On Electronic-Voting Machines
His last name is "Whitney."
The original source of the story is the Chicago Sun-Times.
The last name of Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney is misspelled as "Whitey" on electronic-voting machines in nearly two dozen wards -- about half in predominantly African-American areas -- and election officials said Wednesday the problem cannot be corrected by Election Day.