Langdon Neal

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

‘Malicious’ Robocalls Leave Chicago Short Of Thousands Of Election Judges

Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Chairman Langdon Neal said at least one precinct in all 50 wards had a problem with election judges not showing up, and the city had to enlist the help of 250 standby judges.

11/04/2014

Ballots

Chicago, Cook County Set Records For Early Voting

“Overall, for us in suburban Cook, 169,000-plus have already voted,” Cook County Clerk David Orr said. “That’s a 53 percent increase over 2010.”

11/03/2014

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

‘Malicious’ Robocalls Targeted 6,000 Chicago Election Judges

“There is an intent to try to disrupt the orderly administration of the election,” Chicago Board of Election Commissioners Chairman Langdon Neal said.

11/03/2014

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Window For Early Voting Closes This Weekend

There are dozens of early voting polling places in the city and suburbs. Election officials are encouraged by what they’ve seen so far. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

10/27/2014

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

New Computers At Chicago Polling Places To Speed Up Voting Process

Coming Tuesday at all 2,000 plus Chicago polling places will be a notebook computer that’s replacing the election judges’ phone book size listing of ballot applications, reports WBBM John Cody.

03/12/2014

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

Heavy Voter Turnout Expected In Chicago Area Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s voter turnout in and around Chicago might not be a record, but officials expect it will be substantial.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2012

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)

Election Board Chairman: Interest Still Lacking In Primary

The March 20 Illinois primary election is fast approaching, and so far, the head of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners says the campaign isn’t stirring much excitement among voters.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

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

Chicago Voter Registration At Record Low

The number of registered voters in Chicago is at the lowest level ever recorded, officials said Monday.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Late Polling Place

UPDATED: Problems Arise At Polling Places

Elections officials fielded thousands of complaints as voters went to the polls in the election for mayor and City Council seats on Tuesday, though only a handful were for serious issues.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Ballots To Be Printed Without Rahm Emanuel’s Name

While Rahm Emanuel fights an appeals court decision booting him from the Chicago mayor’s race, the ballots will be printed without his name, the head of the city’s election board said Monday.

01/24/2011

Election Poll

Election Turnout Forecast Around 50 Percent

Chicago Election Board Chairman Langdon Neal says late campaigning seems to have spark interest enough so he think the turnout may be over 50 percent of the eligible voters.

10/28/2010