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Politics and Elections

Five big lessons to be learned from the mayoral vote

Logan Square pols weigh in on Chuy's mayoral defeat

19th Ward again leads the city with 19,845 ballots cast

Old-school Chicago politics pays off for Rahm on Election Day: Konkol

Election official: Low Election Day turnout so far after high participation in early voting

A Chicago Board of Elections official suggested high participation in early voting for the city’s runoff elections may have been a factor in the low Election Day turnout so far on Tuesday.

Board Chairman Langdon Neal told reporters during a morning press briefing that polling places had “been very quiet.” Election officials later confirmed that Election Day turnout remained low through the afternoon.


Official to check large Uncle Sam balloon for electioneering

In polls and money, Scott leads Boyce in 24th Ward race

Emanuel critics push him to release 1,500 Michael Sacks emails

Four candidates face off in Naperville mayoral race to replace retiring incumbent

Who wins the social media mayor's race?