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Politics and Elections

Record low voter turnout in Cook, DuPage counties

Many difficulties at Chicago precincts on primary election day

City election officials on Tuesday afternoon planned to file a motion in Cook County Court that would allow three polling places to stay open an hour later – until 8 p.m. – due to late starts in the morning.


Quinn lands $240,000 donation from J.B./M.K. Pritzker

Obama, Michelle sent in absentee ballots for Illinois primary

Ames Middle School referendum question on ballot

Democratic Illinois House 10th District race one of few competitive primary contests

Before a February Chicago City Council meeting, Alderman Jason Ervin (28th) abruptly took the press podium outside council chambers and called on state Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) and Smith’s primary challenger, Eddie Winters, to both drop out of the Democratic primary election for Illinois House 10th District representative.

Republicans who voted for gay marriage targeted by attack ads ahead of Illinois primary

Rauner makes quick campaign stop at Lou Mitchell’s

Rauner rails against possible crossover vote

Rahm's wife Amy Rule co-hosting fundraiser for Michelle Nunn