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

Hundreds Of Suburban Voting Precincts Cut

Cook County Commissioners signed off on Clerk David Orr’s plan to slash 264 voter precincts in the suburbs, a move that not only saves $1 million but reflects a sign of the times, his staff says.


Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel

Report: Emanuel’s Victory More Lopsided Than It Appeared

An in-depth look at numbers from last month’s mayoral election indicates Rahm Emanuel’s victory was even more one-sided than it may have appeared.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011

Illinois Voters Go To The Polls (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

7 Suburban Precincts To Stay Open Late For Voting

A judge has ordered that seven precincts in suburban Cook County are to stay open for voting until 8 p.m. Tuesday due to opening late, according to a release from the Cook County Clerk’s office.