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Election Day

First early voters at Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 North State Street, (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/WBBM Newsradio)

Time Running Out To Vote Early

Election Day is just four days away, and you’re running out of time if you want to vote early.

CBS 2–11/02/2012

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Chicago Voter Turnout Predicted To Surpass 2008

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2012

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Fear Possible Voter Suppression On Election Day

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and other Democrats were sounding the alarm Thursday about what they said might be potential voter suppression in this state.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2012

Voters in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Go vote.

Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.

11/01/2012

Ballots

Could Damage From Hurricane Sandy Prompt Delay Of Election?

The presidential election is just one week away, but with so much damage and destruction, and so many Americans without power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, can the election go on as planned?

CBS 2–10/30/2012

Voters wait in line for early voting in Ohio (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Early Voting Is Getting Ridiculous

Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.

10/29/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in Virginia (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

(Photo by By: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Chicago, Several Suburbs Set To Vote On Buying Electricity In Bulk

One issue on the ballot next month is aimed at saving residents in Chicago and across the suburbs hundreds of dollars a year on their power bills.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Obama’s Election Night Rally Planned For McCormick Place

We’ve known for a while President Barack Obama would be spending Election Night in Chicago. Now, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports it appears the president’s Election Night event will be held inside McCormick Place.

10/17/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.

09/21/2012

Photo Of Cook County Clerk David Orr (County Clerk Photo)

Orr: Voter ID Laws Could Have Major Effect On Election Day

Cook County Clerk David Orr fears the push for voter ID laws across the country is going to have a pronounced effect on Election Day.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

A voter casts a ballot during early voting. (AP Photo)

Fraud Patrols Out For Election Day

Election Day in Chicago means fraud patrols.

WBBM Newsradio–02/22/2011

Voting, Mayoral Candidates

Chicago Voters Head To Polls

Voters are turning out at the polls today, as they cast their ballots in the first mayoral race in 22 years that has not included the name Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Brother Of State Senator Hit By Car Outside Polling Place

Elections investigator gets the license number. Two men caught.

11/02/2010

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

Chicago Voters Turn Out In Strong Numbers

The polls opened at 6 a.m. on this crisp fall Tuesday, and officials say voters are turning out in impressive numbers.

11/02/2010

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Voters Reminded Of ‘Basic Voting Rights’

Prosecutors fan out to try to prevent vote fraud.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2010

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan

Could Madigan’s Run Be Coming To An End?

Could this Election Day mean the end of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s long run?

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn And Republican Bill Brady (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Decision Day Arrives In Race For Governor

Decision day has arrived for Illinois voters, who now must pick a new U.S. Senator and governor, among other elected posts.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2010

Gov. Pat Quinn (left), state Sen. Bill Brady (credit: AP Photos)

Candidates In Final Stretch Of Push For Votes

It’s down to the wire for many of the candidates who are in the final stretch of the weekend push to get to votes.

CBS 2–10/31/2010

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