Illinois Governor Pat Quinn clinched the Democratic nomination for 2014 election, defeating community activist Tio Hardiman.
State Senator Kirk Dillard was chief of staff for Jim Edgar when Edgar was governor of Illinois in the ’90s.
It’s been an advertising blitz almost from the get-go, but now, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner seems to be on the air more than ever.
Republican gubernatorial candidates took turns attacking-front runner Bruce Rauner in Springfield Tuesday night, in the second of five scheduled full field GOP debates.
Ousted Fraternal Order of Police President Mike Shields has been thwarted in his attempt to stop the union election for the same reason he cost his members their automatic right to a retroactive pay raise: He was late.
State Rep. Candidate Turns To Reddit For Q&A, Claims State Rep. Toni Berrios ‘Simply Hasn’t Been On Our Side’
Will Guzzardi, a Democrat running for Illinois State Representative, turned to the popular website Reddit on Thursday to have a direct discussion with voters.
A hearing examiner heard two hours of arguments Wednesday from attorneys who argued whether former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez should be allowed to run for Cook County Board commissioner.
Hey, Illinois, President Barack Obama wants you to get out and vote!
The Republican field for the 2014 Illinois governor’s race began to crystalize Monday as candidate Dan Rutherford, the Illinois treasurer, announced a Chicago attorney as his lieutenant governor pick.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and an opportunity for candidates for Illinois governor to get their campaigns in gear.
A Chicago anti-violence activist throws his hat in the ring for Illinois Governor, reports WBBM’s Brandis Friedman.
Governor Quinn and Lisa Madigan were together today at an event in Melrose Park, but the two had little to say to or about each other, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Another Republican candidate has launched his campaign for Governor of Illinois, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Illinois’ Attorney General says she hasn’t made her mind up yet about running for the job now held by Pat Quinn, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cook County Clerk David Orr flipped the coin at his downtown Chicago office, to decide the race between Lea Torres and David DeLeshe, who’d tied for third place with 573 votes in the Stickney village trustee race.
The Venezuelan consulate is in the Civic Opera building, and the sidewalk below has been filled with demonstrators like Michelle Faraco, who voted against the man Hugo Chavez wanted as his successor – and for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles.
If you think your one vote doesn’t matter, just take a look at some of this week’s election results.
Voters in northwest suburban Des Plaines have elected 26-year-old Matt Gogusz as their next mayor, the youngest person ever to serve in their city’s highest elected position.
There are not a lot of big names getting voters excited but the race for mayor in south suburban Dixmoor has an interesting twist worth noting.
On the eve of Election Day – things are heating up in south suburban Riverdale.