The Chicago Board of Elections reports a new record for the first day of early voting with 11,032 votes cast. One especially big turnout: 1,003 votes in the 13th Ward, where Democratic Ward Committeeman and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is rallying forces to combat primary challenger Jason Gonzalez.

The Board of Elections has also provided this history of early vote turnout. Below are unofficial ward-by-ward turnout numbers for yesterday as reported by the Board of Elections.

Unofficial Ward-by-Ward Early Voting for Feb. 29, 2016

1 162
2 226
3 386
4 391
5 273
6 239
7 313
8 319
9 284
10 172
11 293
12 115
13 1,003
14 97
15 51
16 76
17 202
18 274
19 419
20 156
21 258
22 80
23 241
24 104
25 157
26 112
27 201
28 162
29 227
30 83
31 98
32 132
33 133
34 356
35 82
36 106
37 153
38 216
39 218
40 181
41 333
42 275
43 296
44 224
45 200
46 177
47 226
48 216
49 159
50 180
  11,037