Chicago Board Of Elections

On 102nd Birthday, Chicago Woman Becomes U.S. Citizen, Registers To VoteThis Wednesday was a big birthday for a 102-year-old woman from the Northwest Side Belmont Gardens neighborhood.
Voting Glitch Proves Costly For Chicago Woman A voting glitch proved costly for a Chicago woman who followed her grandparents’ instructions never to miss an election, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Source: Jackson Jr. Was Talked Out Of Resigning Before ElectionCBS 2 has learned U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. planned to step down weeks ago, ostensibly for mental health reasons, but a legal source said he talked Jackson and his wife, Sandi, out of that decision to resign before the election.
Heavy Voter Turnout Expected In Chicago Area TomorrowTomorrow's voter turnout in and around Chicago might not be a record, but officials expect it will be substantial.
Huge Crowd Of Voters Lines Up For Last Day Of Early VotingAs the last day of early voting winds down, a line to get into the main early voting center in downtown Chicago has been growing all day long, to the point it stretches for more than two blocks.
Time Running Out To Vote EarlyElection Day is just four days away, and you're running out of time if you want to vote early.
Chicago Voter Turnout Predicted To Surpass 2008Chicago Board of Elections Chairman Langdon Neal said Thursday that voter turnout on Election Day might be heavier than the 74 percent recorded in 2008.
Chicago Area Voters Can Use Smartphones To Prepare For ElectionBoth the Cook County Clerk and the Chicago Board of Elections have redesigned their websites so voters can prepare for the election with their smartphones.
Election Judge Told He Won't Get Paid; Officials Say It Was A MistakeA Northwest Side man who served as an election judge at the polls last week said he was later notified he wouldn't be paid for his day of work, but an elections official said it's all a misunderstanding -- and a mistake.
Chicago Election Officials Hope Voters Turn Out TuesdayChicago election officials say they have 500 different ballots ready to go, and they are hoping that the ballots get used in the primary Tuesday.
Election Board Chairman: Interest Still Lacking In PrimaryThe March 20 Illinois primary election is fast approaching, and so far, the head of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners says the campaign isn't stirring much excitement among voters.
Chicago Voter Registration At Record LowThe number of registered voters in Chicago is at the lowest level ever recorded, officials said Monday.