On 102nd Birthday, Chicago Woman Becomes U.S. Citizen, Registers To VoteThis Wednesday was a big birthday for a 102-year-old woman from the Northwest Side Belmont Gardens neighborhood.
Downstate GOP Party Chair Resigns After Controversial RantThe chairman of the Republican Party in Montgomery County has resigned after writing what's been called a racist and sexist email about U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' primary challenger.
Election Judge Told He Won't Get Paid; Officials Say It Was A MistakeA 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.
Sandoval Claims Fraud At Polls In 21st DistrictShortly before the polls closed Tuesday, State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) filed a challenge to the results in the 21st District Illinois House race, alleging fraud by election judges.
Should Registering To Vote Be Made Easier?With voter registrations still on the low side, local elections officials are debating whether it should be easier for people to register.