Chicago Board Of Elections
CBS 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.
Tomorrow’s voter turnout in and around Chicago might not be a record, but officials expect it will be substantial.
As 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.
Election Day is just four days away, and you’re running out of time if you want to vote early.
Chicago Board of Elections Chairman Langdon Neal said Thursday that voter turnout on Election Day might be heavier than the 74 percent recorded in 2008.
Both the Cook County Clerk and the Chicago Board of Elections have redesigned their websites so voters can prepare for the election with their smartphones.
A 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 say they have 500 different ballots ready to go, and they are hoping that the ballots get used in the primary Tuesday.
The 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.
The number of registered voters in Chicago is at the lowest level ever recorded, officials said Monday.
Other states have been going to the polling places and casting votes in this primary election season, and now it’s Illinois residents’ turn to start the process.
Early voting has ended for Tuesday’s Chicago aldermanic runoffs and suburban elections.
Early voting begins today for the aldermanic runoff elections in 14 of the city’s 50 wards.
Elections officials fielded thousands of complaints as voters went to the polls in the election for mayor and City Council seats on Tuesday, though only a handful were for serious issues.
Election Day in Chicago means fraud patrols.
Chicago’s early voting locations reopened on Friday, after virtually all of them were closed for two days due to the blizzard.
A homeless man is asking a court to put his name on the Chicago election ballot.
The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review an Illinois Appellate Court ruling that knocked Rahm Emanuel out of the race for 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.
A court challenge was filed soon after the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners recommended that Rahm Emanuel’s name appear on the ballot for mayor.