After Trump Win, Chicagoans See Need To "Bridge The Gap And Come Together"In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election, many Chicagoans were shocked and upset, but some were still expressing hope the country can come together after an especially divisive campaign.
52 New Citizens Join Ranks Of Chicago Voters On Election DayMen and women, young and old, American Flags in hand, stood inside the Chicago Cultural Center and raised their hands as they took the oath of allegiance.
Anxious Illinois Voters Glad Campaign 2016 Almost OverMany voters seemed to have a bitter taste in their mouths as the 2016 presidential election season drew to a close on Election Day.
Round 3: Dold And Schneider Face Off In 10th District AgainThe race for Congress in Illinois’ 10th District has roots that go way back. Republican U.S. Rep. Bob Dold and Democratic challenger Brad Schneider have faced off before, and the battle is no less intense the third time around.
Few Reports Of Problems In Chicago Area In Early Hours Of Election DayDespite a massive turnout in Chicago and the Cook County suburbs on Election Day, officials have reported only a few problems at polling places on Tuesday.
Polls Busy As Voting Begins On Election DayEven before the polls opened for Election Day, voters in Chicago and suburban Cook County had broken records.
Republican Kirk Predicts 'Upset' Of Duckworth In High-Profile Senate RaceCBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has the latest on the U.S. Senate race that could help shift the balance of power in Washington.
As Early Voting Wraps Up Monday, Polls Already Seeing Record NumbersAs candidates hit the ground running to make their final push on the eve of Election Day, voting already is proving very popular in the Chicago area, with a record number of people voting early.
Kirk Urges Voters To Go To Polls, Regardless Of Choice For President“If you had time to go to the Cubs parade, you need to have time to go vote for your country,” he said.
Officials Discouraged By Very Low Turnout In Suburban ElectionsIf you thought Chicago’s 40 percent turnout on Tuesday was poor – and it was – pity the surrounding suburbs. The Cook County Clerk’s office said suburban turnout was only about 14 percent on Tuesday. McHenry County barely reached 11 percent. Lake County was little better at 11.25 percent.
"I Voted" Stickers A Thing Of The Past In Lake CountyWhile voters in most suburban counties will receive an "I Voted" sticker in exchange for their completed ballot Tuesday, Lake County voters haven't had the option to receive the coveted sticker in years.
Teachers Union On Runoff In Mayor's Race: 'A Beautiful Day For Democracy'Among the first to back Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in his bid for mayor, the Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday was taking a brief moment to enjoy Garcia’s success in forcing a runoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.