The contest between Republican Tom Cross and Democrat Mike Frerichs has tightened as officials count mail-in and provisional ballots. Cross holds a slight edge.
The former Streets and Sanitation commissioner had hoped to make his return to politics by taking advantage of a quirk in Illinois law that allows convicted felons to run for county and statewide office.
In a couple of months, voters in several suburbs and outlying towns will be asked whether they want their towns to shop around for electricity alternatives.
A longtime suburban lawmaker is being forced to run for re-election as a write-in candidate.
Civil unions between same sex couples become legal in Illinois next Wednesday, with the first ceremonies starting on Thursday. That’s prompting joy in the gay community, but also an effort by gay marriage opponents to fight the new law.
Next Tuesday is Election Day in Northwest Indiana, and in Gary, voters will choose nominees to become replace longtime Mayor RUdy Clay
Nobody named Daley is on the mayoral ballot for the first time in 22 years – and for one of only a few times in the past 56 years.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that Rahm Emanuel remain on the mayoral ballot.
Could the case of Rahm Emanuel’s residency go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court?
A homeless man is asking a court to put his name on the Chicago election ballot.
Both of Chicago’s major newspapers are criticizing Monday’s Illinois Appellate Court ruling against Rahm Emanuel.
Rahm Emanuel has filed an appeal with the Illinois Supreme Court, asking the high court to overturn a ruling that knocked him off the ballot for Chicago mayor.
While Rahm Emanuel fights an appeals court decision booting him from the Chicago mayor’s race, the ballots will be printed without his name, the head of the city’s election board said Monday.
The Illinois Appellate Court has tossed mayoral frontrunner Rahm Emanuel off the ballot, reversing the decision of a lower court.
When Rahm Emanuel originally filed his 2009 Illinois tax return, he indicated he was only a “part-year resident’’ of the state that year, since he had moved to Washington D.C. to serve as President Obama’s chief of staff.
When Chicago voters cast their ballots for mayor in February, the first name they’ll see on their ballots will be Danny Davis.