Election 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner faced off in their first televised debate in Peoria on Thursday. (Credit: Illinois Public Broadcasting)

Quinn, Rauner Raise $58 Million In Governor’s Race

The tight race for Illinois governor is breaking all state records for campaign fundraising and spending.


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GOP Congressional Candidate Believes God Created Storms Because Of Gay Rights

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky’s opponent in November will be a woman who said she believes God is punishing us, creating bad weather because of abortions, same sex-marriages and gay rights.


Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner gives the thumbs-up after casting his ballot in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka.  (Credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Illinois Primary 2014 Results: Rauner’s Margin Of Victory Cost $622 A Vote

Supported by a $14 million mountain of cash, including $6 million of his own fortune, Bruce Rauner came from a political unknown to the GOP candidate for governor in Illinois on Tuesday night.


Gov. Pat Quinn declared a statewide disaster area on Monday, due to the extreme cold, and heavy snow still clogging many roadways. (Credit: CBS)

Illinois Primary 2014: Wasting No Time, Quinn To Air TV Political Ads On Tuesday Night

In an unusual political maneuver, Gov. Pat Quinn has purchased commercial time to air political ads on all major Chicago stations on Tuesday night.


A Voter Casts Her Ballot At A Coin-Op Laundry. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Illinois Primary 2014: Some Precincts To Stay Open After Hours

A handful of precincts that had operational trouble for Tuesday’s primary will stay open past the 7 p.m. closing time to accommodate voters.


Illinois Voters Go To The Polls (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cold Weather Could Have Impact On Election Day

Tomorrow is election day, and for some candidates weather has played a role in how they could go about getting their messages out, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.


Illinois Primary 2014: Record Number Of Voters Registered In Cook, But Will They Vote?

While voter turnout is expected to be low, a record number of Cook County residents are registered to vote in Tuesday’s primary.



Illinois Primary 2014: Voter Information

The Illinois Primary is Tuesday, March 18. For more voter information, including finding a polling place, click on one of these links.


Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Illinois Primary 2014: Some Races To Watch

The Illinois Primary is Tuesday, March 18. Here are some of the key races to watch.


Bill Brady has selected Maria Rodriguez has his running mate. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Bill Brady Picks Maria Rodriguez As Running-Mate

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady on Tuesday selected Maria Rodriguez as his running mate.